Surf's (not) up!

Surf’s (not) up!

I come across a lot of interesting stuff online, which I often share on my blog’s Facebook page. The trouble with Facebook is that content tends to get buried over time, and it’s not indexed or searchable.

I also recognize that not everybody who reads this blog is on Facebook (gasp! 🙂 ).

I’d like to start giving these useful links a more permanent and easily-accessible home, where they can be found with a simple keyword search.

Thus, I present the inaugural Weekend Web Surf: A collection of thought-provoking links. This will be a (mostly) weekly feature, so if you ever have anything worth sharing — including something you’ve written yourself — please feel free to send it my way!


Will you help me change the world for our children? Chrissy Kelly writes a heartfelt back-to-school letter to the classmates of her autistic son.

In Playing to learn Susan Engel discusses the merits of a school curriculum “designed to raise children, rather than test scores.”

Got Proof? Lack of Evidence for Milk’s Benefits. Dr. Mark Hyman argues that science does not support the current government recommendations for milk consumption. It’s a well-researched piece, with lots of links to studies that support his point of view.

On the other hand, if you believe that high-quality, full-fat dairy products can be a beneficial addition to a Paleo diet, Chris Kresser explains How to Cure Lactose Intolerance.

And for parents-to-be, The Portable Baby has created a comprehensive chart comparing the features of 13 of the most popular models of baby carriers.

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