What We’re Reading This Week: June 29

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

HUMOR

Parenting. Illustrated with Crappy Pictures: waiting rooms, before & after kids… illustrated with crappy pictures

Mama Dojo: I Concede Defeat: What Do You Do When Discipline Doesn’t Work?

Mom-Mom-Mom: Part Two: When the Husband Returns, It Doesn’t Get Much Better (and Part One)

The Kir Korner at Mommy of a Monster & Twins: Monster Mommy Moment – Kirsten Style

The Mompetition: Just Videos

The Little Hen House at Mommypants: Mommypants Moment – Need ‘Em at Wal-Mart

NEWS

Yahoo! Shine: 10 Signs Your Child May Be Gifted

Babble Strollerderby: School Bans Use of ‘Him’ and ‘Her’ to Fight Gender Stereotypes

THIS AND THAT

MommyWantsVodka: If There Is A Real, There Must Be A Fake

Life with Baby Donut: Actually, I’m Not OK

A Traveling Thought: The Importance of Judging

Midwest Momments at Studio 30 Plus: Slow Down and Breathe

Huffington Post: How to Talk to Little Girls

Curvy Girl Guide: Facing Shame – A Real Family’s Account of Bankruptcy

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.)