Wee Bits: The Best Family Board Games, Barre Class With Babies, the Cleaning Product You Really Need This Winter, and How To Get Sleep As A New Parent

News, events, reads and other tidbits for Philly parents this week. Read more

wee bits late fall

Tis the season for family gatherings, which means it’s also the season for board games. The Strategist gives us their best picks. 

Heads up! This Saturday, you can take a barre class — with your baby! — at Y2BFit for $10. The baby-wearing barre class focuses on strengthening your core and pelvic floor, and all you need is a carrier, receiving blanket, grippy socks (available for rent or purchase) and bebe!

Hahaha: the big book of parent-child fights. (Via the New Yorker.)

Huh. The NYT reports that Americans value equality at work more than equality at home. (Though views seem to be changing with each generation.)

Speaking of workplace equality, I really, really loved this Cut piece on why we need older women in the workplace. I can’t help but think that many of my favorite, most impressive, inspirational co-workers of all time have been women who are older than me.

Also from the Times: How to prevent the flu this winter? Evidently, it’s insane levels of cleaning with bleach. 

The Cut tells us how to get 6 hours of sleep as a new mom. 

Thank you, NPR, for the best books of 2018 (in a handy searchable guide!) 

FYI, y’all might want to put this on your calendar! In January, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy is hosting the 2019 camp fair. It’s open to the public (and free!), and will feature more than 80 local, regional, national and international camps and summer programs for every age, interest and budget. Details are here!

Hey, Philly is GQ’s city of the year!