Here are some links we’ve liked reading around the web this week. And….it’s been a tough week. So nothing heavy. Just optimism and fun. We hope you like them too.
Tonight, the premier of the Maya Angelou documentary, Still I Rise. Here’s where to find tickets.
15 terrific strong girl costume ideas for Halloween. (Add Maya Angelou to the mix, while you’re at it.)
Absolutely love this story: A barber who charges less when kids read aloud to him. Bravo, Alex Fuller!
Whoa — our kids never had a science fair project like what this 12-year-old girl created.
Why a the new Babies Act from President Obama is being cheered by new moms and dads everywhere.
Adam Levine admits he knows nothing about parenting. Welcome to the club, dude.
Can’t stop looking at this: Map of New York City if streets and subway stops were named entirely for women. (Cartography: Molly Roy, from Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas)
Now that’s how you do Pride & Prejudice for the 21st century.
44 questions to ask yourself to be a better person — whatever your faith.
These Harry Potter makeup brushes will definitely not keep our kids out of our stash, but we love them. Will saying Wingardium Leviosa lift our under-eye bags? (Ha.)
More geekery with these covetable Star Wars beds for kids.
More fun shows you can watch with your tweens. Yes, in the same room.
The cups you need for your holiday parties. (Well, at least we do.)
Disney Princesses are getting a rebrand focusing on inner good and strength, not outer beauty. (Though their eyes are still ginormous, amirite?) Illustration: Kate Forrester
16 crazy baby names you may be hearing a lot more.
We turned our funny Halloween meme into a mug which we think works all year long, not just this month. You can order it over at Crowdmade. It holds coffee, tea, even wine. Shhhh.
ZOMG, Cool Mom Eats is featuring insanely delicious caramel apple flavored recipes for fall. We need to eat them all. In the name of comfort food and self-care.