Things We've Read: Week of May 8th, 2017

This Cartoon May Save Kids From Their Parents' Financial Mistakes (Fast Company): "The power of earning is just one economic principle being tackled in Cha-Ching. Each three-minute episode is arranged around one of four key themes: earn, save, spend, and donate." 

Badass 10-Year-Old Pries Open Gator’s Jaws To Free Her Leg (Huff Post): "The brave girl fought back, first by poking the alligator in its nose and then by pulling down on its lower jaw, which freed her leg."

Brawny Uses Snapchat Spectacles To Give Us A Toddler-Eye View Of Mom (Fast Company): The brand celebrates Mother’s Day with an ode to mom through the eyes of their kids.

A Health Care Bill That's Bad For Moms And Babies (NY Times): "The new House bill, which lets state governments waive such essential coverage, threatens the small but significant gains made for vulnerable women in the years since Obamacare became law." 

North West's Timeouts Are Way Better Than Yours Were (Refinery29): "Though timeouts are supposed to be anything but fun, North knows that sometimes you need some R&R — so why not turn your timeout into a spa day?" 

An App For Mothers Who Missed Out On Tinder (NY Times): Peanut uses an algorithm to match mothers with similar interests and experiences. On the app, users can swipe up to wave and swipe down to move to the next "mama".