Things We’ve Read: Week of May 16th, 2016

The Mindful Child (NY Times): A study of 4th and 5th graders participating in a 4-month meditation program showed improvements in cognitive functions and better grades.

In One Tweet, John Legend Perfectly Nails The Hypocrisy Of Mom-Shaming (Mic): “Funny there’s no dad-shaming. When both of us go out to dinner, shame both of us so Chrissy doesn’t have to take it all. We’ll split it.”

This Dad Sent The Funniest Photoshopped Baby Photos To His Wife (Elite Daily): What happens when mom goes back to work

The Most Whimsical Children’s Rooms And Nurseries In Vogue (Vogue): More room and nursery envy.

NEA’s Lily Eskelsen Garcia On What Teachers Do (Campaign For America’s Future): Teachers do more than just teach reading, writing, and math.

In This City, Parents Must Now Pay Up If Their Child Is A Bully (Huff Post): A new approach to tackling the bullying that occurs off school grounds.

Donating An Organ To My Son (NY Times): One mom’s story of feeling the clash of her identities as a mom and a physician.