What We’re Reading This Week: August 24th

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

HUMOR

The Literal Mom visits Stephanie in Suburbia: Summertime and the Livin’ Is Good? Top 8 Reasons Why Summer Is Toooo Long

Mommy In Law: Wouldn’t It Be Great If We Were All Lesbians?

Life on the Mama Track: Out of the Mouths of Babes

Misadventures in Motherhood: What’s That Smell?

MommyWantsVodka at The Stir: Stickers Are Minions of Satan

Chocolate Diapers: Wedding Crashers

The Mama Mary Show: Guess who had three mom fails in the first week of preschool?

NEWS

Gawker: Facebook Turns Schools Into Hellscapes of Abuse and Hysteria

Chicago Tribune: Cause of ALS is found, Northwestern team says

Daily Mail Online: Carrying a baby facing forwards is ‘cruel, stressful and terrifying’, claims Australian expert

THIS AND THAT

Sellabit Mum: When Your Children Act Entitled

Good Day, Regular People: You Can Tell A Lot About A Person By The SWAG They Keep

SITS Girls: How to Get Blog Readers

Colorado Moms: Eating Dinner Together as a Family

Tiaras and Trucks at Just.Be.Enough.: Translating a Toddler’s Vocabulary

Hannah Katy: What I never learned from Mr. Timberlake when he brought Sexy back.

ChiMomWriter at Just.Be.Enough: The Sleepover


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.)