Things We’ve Read: Week of June 8th, 2015

Parenting, Not for the Moment, But for the Long Haul (NYT): A look at parenting for the long term.

New Study Rates Baby Toys and Play Spaces (FitPregnancy): The right toys for your baby.

Richard Branson Just Made A Bold Statement About Paternity Leave (HuffPost): Virgin Management announced a new policy, giving some of their male employees the option to take up to a year of paid parental leave.

Extra Love Doesn’t Make Up For Negative Effects of Helicopter Parenting, Study Finds (HuffPost): Effective parenting requires a delicate balance.

What’s the German for Epidural? Giving Birth: An Expat Redefines ‘Motherland’ in Switzerland (WSJ): One mom’s experience as an expectant mother abroad.