That's what she said: hipster children, post-partum progress, young men and urge ownership, vacationing with kids, and more . . .


Postpartum Depression: One Mom's Mission To Stop It | CNN
While Stone believes there is more awareness today than when she started what has become a mission ten years ago, and that women are finding a safe place to connect with other women who know exactly what they’re going through, she still believes there is a lot more work to do. She still hears stories from women who said their doctors told them they were suffering from the baby blues, which would eventually go away, or not to take medication because it could shrink their brains or who told them they were fine as long as they didn’t want to kill themselves or their baby.

Young Men, Sex, And Urge Ownership (And Why It’s Not The Girl’s Problem) | John Pavlovitz
I know you’ve grown-up reading and hearing that since guys are really “visual”, that the ladies need to manage all of that by covering-up and keeping it hidden; that they need to drive this whole physical relationship deal, because we’re not capable. That’s a load of crap. You and me, we are visual.
We do love the shape of women’s bodies. We are tempted and aroused by their physicality. And all of that, is on us, not on them.

Mom Spends Beach Vacation Assuming All Household Duties In Closer Proximity To Ocean | The Onion - America's Finest News Source
Continuously doing laundry, cooking, or vacuuming in her family’s rented beach cottage this week, area mom Catherine Yardley has spent a much-needed vacation performing all her usual household chores while in closer proximity to the ocean, sources confirmed. “Isn’t it nice to just get away for a while and relax by the water?” Yardley said as she wiped down the kitchen counter and then took out the garbage, tasks she would normally perform at a distance of 200 miles from the beach instead of 50 feet. “I just love that I can be scrubbing the bathroom, look out the window, and see the tide coming in. We should do this every year!” At press time, Yardley was reportedly busy preparing a meal identical to what she would have made back home, except that she planned to serve it on paper plates.


30 Signs Your Kid Is Turning Into A Hipster | Our Urban Playground
17. They are taking banjo lessons from that old guy in the park. 18. Their favorite T-shirt has Bill Murray’s face on it. 19. They start requesting obscure French cartoons for family movie night. 20. Somehow they acquired their own sourdough starter and plan to open their own pop-up bread stand in their friend’s garage.

“What Is A White Personality?” And Other Questions From Young Transracial Adoptees | The Adopted Life
These complex thoughts young transracial adoptees are grappling with is a beautiful reminder that allowing our kids to be in safe spaces so they can explore these complexities is so necessary. All of their statements and feelings are true as we cannot argue with one’s own feelings. However many of the statements are laden with stereotypes, we must recognize when we do have opportunities to educate and challenge these inherited assumptions. This will allow these young adoptees to grow in to an identity that best exemplifies themselves.


Hipster Finds Lifestyle Too Expensive, Reverts Back To Mainstream | Lettuce Fold
“I tried my best,” said Loy, “I really did. I was juicing regularly, eating local and organic, and was doing my best to only drink craft beer. Unfortunately, my bank account just couldn’t handle hipster living.”


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