Tenured Radical with useful advice she learned at her first job.
I swear I do not have this.
This article makes my head asplode: Obesity — it’s Mom’s Fault! Practically every single sentence makes me want to point out three different things wrong with it. I thought about doing a longer critique but then I realized it wasn’t worth writing 50 pages about why someone is wrong on the internet. Historiann discusses it here. This discussion is more detailed. #2 does note that there is some suggestive evidence that a specific way of bottle feeding and timed feeding may encourage obesity later on (because they teach babies to ignore their “full” cues and tell them they’re in a scarcity environment so overfill their bellies), but again, this would be the doctor’s fault rather than the mother’s.
We were in this week’s carnival of personal finance.
Sorry for the light posting this week; one of us is out of town and the other is savoring the last few days off the internet before I have to do work.
I am also pondering accountability and goals for 2012, but have not yet come to any conclusions. For now, I am participating in the winter-break writing group over at Dame Eleanor, who makes some thoughtful points during her posts, and has interesting discussion in the comments. First about time, then strengths and weaknesses, then the ever-fraught decision of big changes or small changes, then a side note about flexibility, then another thing that makes me tear my hair out: transitions. Go read and feel inspired, if that sort of thing helps you.
If you are bored, go read Gunnerkrigg Court, which I am currently way into.
And now, dear readers, what awesome things on teh intarwebz did we miss this week? Tell us in the comments.