Things We’ve Read: Week of July 20th, 2015

Why High-Tech Parenting Won’t Destroy Your Kids (HuffPost): Access to tech can empower creativity; in such a tech-savvy world, limiting access or going completely tech-free may not be possible or the solution.

Mother May I? (The New Yorker): The Free-Range Kids movement vs. a helicopter-parent era.

10 Comics That Hilariously Sum Up Parenthood (HuffPost): The hilarious ups and downs of parenting by Fowl Language Comics – Part II.

More Than Their Mothers, Young Women Plan Career Pauses (NYTimes): The Millennial approach

#BumpDay: Ensuring Healthy Pregnancies by Fighting Big Coal’s Mercury Pollution (HuffPost): Promoting #HealthyPregnancies #ToxinFree

No Child Left Behind Gave Us One Indisputable Good Thing -and Congress Just Tried to Gut It (Slate): Giving an option of opting-out of required state assessments would decrease transparency in the school system.