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The Pop Five

July 19, 2013


I stumbled across a lot of kid-centric articles this week, so that’s the focus of today’s roundup. Here are my favorite recent finds that touch on raising the littles.


How adorable is this honeycomb garland?

Image: By Kim A. Thomas for Oh Happy Day


This thought-provoking article about the one and done concept in this economy is so interesting.


While going through vacation photos, I came across what could be the best photograph of Miss Mags yet. This one image sums up her personality better than any wordy description ever could. However, if I were to pick a single word to sum her up, it’d be undoubtedly be spitfire.


I’ve been testing kiddo-friendly recipes lately since table foods are right around the corner for Margaret and I refuse to be a fish-sticks-every-night kind of mom. I made these chicken and veggie pockets on Monday (recipe on page 22). It’s sort of like a cross between an empanada and portable potpie; they are so good and grown-up friendly and would even be great as a heavy appetizer for a party.

Image: Courtesy of Thayer Allyson Gowdy


I’ve enjoyed reading Joanna Goddard’s Motherhood Monday series for a while now and this week she started something called Motherhood Around the World. The first piece on Norway is so fascinating.