If you, like me, are stricken and sickened over the stories you’ve been reading about migrant children and their parents, here’s a link about trying to figure out what to do about it.
From Simplemost: 13 Things Your Kid Should Know How To Do By The Time They Turn 13.
A (fascinating!) argument for reading your little books with pictures. Via NPR.
Also fascinating, also from NPR: The power of music with babies.
LOVED this speech from Abby Wambach to the graduating class at Barnard. “Demand the ball.” It’s amazing.
Fab Cut piece: Parents on Planes Don’t Owe You a Bribe.
From PBS, a very good question: Smart guns exist. Why aren’t they on the market? (I mean. It seems like this could solve A LOT of problems, no?)
Hey, here’s your much-needed dose of happy. What a hero — and what a fantastic story. (Via CNN.)
Philly Mag gives us a guide to water ice in the city.
This sounds so fun! On Sunday, June 3, the Barnes Foundation is hosting Barnes on the Block, a FREE party from 4 to 8 p.m. (directly following their PECO Free First Sunday Family Day) that will feature, of course, art (including live art being made right there by a crochet artist in collaboration with Mural Arts) — plus food trucks and libations from Dock Street Brewery, plus a DJ, and more.