Things We've Read: Week of Aug. 29th, 2016

As Students Return To School, Debate About The Amount Of Homework Rages (NY Times): How much homework is enough?

How Parents Harnessed The Power Of Social Media To Challenge EpiPen Prices (NY Times): "In just 45 days, Ms Kantayya's petition grew from a few dozen signatures to more than 80,000 people who sent more than 121,000 letters to Congress."

5 Ways Your Kids Can Get You Hacked (Huff Post): "If you have something that is not supposed to get into your child’s paws, it needs to be kept behind lock and key, or preferably in a safe that requires a biometric data point."

The Internet Thinks I'm Still Pregnant (NY Times): "I hadn't realized, however, that when I had entered my information into the pregnancy app, the company would then share it with marketing groups"

Shaming Women Into Pregnancy Is Not The Way To Raise Birth Rates (SELF): "The Italian government's new #FertilityDay ads attempt to scare ladies into having babies by warning them about their ticking biological clocks."

This Is The Baby Laugh To End All Baby Laughs (Huff Post): Next level infectious baby laugh. 

Teacher Shares Powerful Lesson For Parents Buying School Supplies (Huff Post): "Ultimately, kids are not oblivious to the messages adults convey. And when it comes to education, these messages can be crucial."