What We’re Reading This Week: December 7th

Join us each Wednesday for a collection of links to stories, blog posts, and whatever else we’ve found interesting to check out.


Four Plus An Angel: A Week In The Life Of A Mom

Mommy Nani Boo Boo: I Left My Baby In The Car. Also, I Might Have An Aneurysm

High Gloss And Sauce: Eff This Elf: Terrible Ideas For Your Elf On The Shelf

Why Is Mark O: 27 Worst Nativity Sets: The Annual, Growing List!

It’s Fitting: My Own Personal Hell: #HolidayHorrors

Me And Mine: Nobody Likes A Narc

Good Day, Regular People: The Forbidden And The Forgotten


Fox News: 7 Foods You Should Never Eat

Seattle Weekly: Crystal Cox, Oregon Blogger, Isn’t A Journalist, Concludes U.S. Court – Imposes $2.5 Million Judgement On Her

Mother Jones: There’s Arsenic In Your Kids’ Apple Juice

NPR Shots: Working Moms Multitask, And Stress, More Than Dads

Cheeseslave: Dr. Nancy Says Parents Who Don’t Vaccinate Are Selfish

NPR Shots: What’s Behind A Temper Tantrum? Scientists Deconstruct The Screams

The Stir: Perverted Teacher Photographed Little Girls In Lingerie


Periwinkle Papillon: Dear Neighbors With The Over The Top Christmas Lights, I Love You.

Man Vs. Debt: Raising Entrepreneurial Kids: “Too Soon” To Start?

Regretsy: Cats 1, Kids 0

Whole New Mom: Why I Am Thankful For – Autism

Dial M For Minky (Moo) via Just. Be. Enough.: Divorce: The Best Gift Ever

Scary Mommy: Mommy Friends

The Woman Formerly Known As Beautiful: Monday Deadly Sins: It Was The Best Of Times, It Was The Worst Of Times

Gawker: Mommy Bloggers Need To Shut Up About This Dirty Gay Billboard

Bonnin Designs: Paper Christmas Tree Tutorial

Have you come across a great read? Tell us where to find it in the comment section! (Yes, it can be your own post. But it’d better be good, or we’ll flog you.)