Friday links! Parenting and archaeology

  • I haven’t given as much in-depth thought to parenting styles as Molly has. But ater reading Gentle Parenting: A Tale of Three Markers, I could definitely tell you in which direction I tend to falter. I try to maintain my patience, though, and I think I might need to tattoo this entire post on my forearm for the days when it’s tough. That would be a whole lot of ink. Maybe I’ll just keep it bookmarked. (Thanks for the link, Jeni.)
  • The first thing that impressed me about this story is that there’s such a thing as underwater archaeology. The second? Someone found what looks to be a Stonehenge Beneath the Waters of Lake Michigan. Dude. That’s crazy. (via
  • A guest poster at Simple Mom has some solid tips for going away with the little people at Have a Little One? You Don’t Have To Give Up Weekends Away. I particularly like the idea of having your welcome-home dinner already made and ready to heat.
  • Bonus Feature! Friday Shuffle!

    1. “Mr Jones,” Counting Crows. Shalalalalalalalala. Yeah.
    2. “Burning Down the House,” Talking Heads.
    3. “People,” J Dilla
    4. “Instant Karma,” John Lennon
    5. “Mayfair Song,” Air
    6. “Anywhere,” Beth Orton
    7. “Surf Beat,” Dick Dale
    8. “New Slang,” The Shins
    9. “Profanity Prayers,” Beck
    10. “Strange Magic,” ELO

    One thought on “Friday links! Parenting and archaeology”

    1. And if you’d ‘a took to me like
      A gull takes to the wind.
      Well, i’d ‘a jumped from my tree
      And i’d a danced like the kind of the eyesores
      And the rest of our lives would ‘a fared well.

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