Bits & Pieces: Baby name regret, the return of granny panties, Beer Week with kids

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You can call it man-repeller fashion or the millennial version of feminism; we call it awesome: behold the return of the granny panties.

It seems like Governor Wolf has visited Philly more during his first few months in office than Corbett did in his four years. At his visit last week, he was pushing hard for universal pre-K for all PA kids.

Speaking of schools, it’s budget time again. Sigh. This Philly Mag article smartly lays out the present state of the money situation.

This is a sweet video by Plum Organics about the not-so-sweet moments of parenting.

Do you have baby name regret? Would you admit it if you did? This Slate article tells the story of a couple who instantly regretting their baby’s name and went about changing it.

Wee friend Lauren McCutcheon wrote-up a great guide to doing Philly Beer Week with kids in the Daily News.

Mario Lanza park in Queen Village is hosting KID Fest, which is basically a fun, free event every Tuesday in June. Tomorrow: Meet the Mummers. There’s also Firetruck Night, a bike race and Halloween in July.

There’s a new infant massage workshop starting at Ali’s Wagon this week. One benefit of learning these skills that got our attention? Better baby sleep.

It’s Farmers’ Market Season! This area guide by our pals over at Be Well Philly is the most comprehensive we’ve seen.

Delaying the umbilical cord cutting at birth (even by just a few minutes) might have benefits to baby’s social and motor skill development years later.

Postmates now has a bunch of places (Pizzeria Vetri, Wokworks) with a $4.99 delivery fee.




  • LaMcCutch

    Thanks for the shoutout, Wee Wanderers! See you at FestiVale, perhaps? Also, this granny panties thing baffles me. Did they ever go out of style?