Parenting Roundup: 4.26.09

Parenting Roundup: 4.26.09

Carrie McBride
Mar 26, 2009

Claire of Pandora's Pocket shares some photos and advice (women under 5 ft. should have their babies in the hospital, for example) from the British Medical Association's 1971 'You and Your Baby' magazine. Kind of makes you wonder what we're doing now that our children will be scoffing at.

See what else is happening in the Parenting Blogosphere below the jump.

A Parent Hacks reader suggests adding ankle weights to prevent umbrella strollers from tipping over from the weight of a heavy diaper bag.

A reluctant father examines his hesitancy to let his son have a doll at Mothering and discovers that "Petey" has been one of the best teaching tools for modeling humane behavior for his son. After reading this we couldn't help but want to rewatch "William Wants a Doll" from Free To Be You And Me.

The teachers/bloggers at Eensies suggest a simple educational activity for your kids to do with a newspaper or magazine that we think is perfect for when you need a few more minutes to finish cooking dinner.

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