Today is so far SO MUCH BETTER than yesterday. Which is strange. Since it’s Thursday. But that’s OK. I’m gonna take it. I hope you all are having much less stabby days, too. And if not, just remember: Thursday doesn’t last forever.
~Don’t Carpe Diem. This is my new favorite post and I think I need to make myself read it daily until I have the whole thing memorized. It’s written by a mom about her parenting, but honestly, it’s stuff all os us can benefit from. Life is hard. It’s short, but we need to respect and honor the shit parts of it by not carpe-ing every single moment. Carpe a couple of kronoses every day instead. (Also related: Madeleine L’Engle wrote often about chronos/kairos so this article was a shoe in for me before I even started reading it.)
~Since when is “clitoris” an offensive word?
~I think this is such a fantastic idea. Making a bald Barbie to broaden beauty ideals. It’s intended specifically for kids who must undergo chemotherapy, but really, couldn’t we all benefit from it?
~Levi’s jeans now come in sizes small, small and small! /sarcasm.
~My awesome friend Jill (of The Unnecesarean) just launched a new website about cesarean rates in the US. Here’s an interview she did with About.com. She’s so full of awesome, I want you to go forth and spread the word.