Everything You Need To Know This Week If You’re A Parent

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This week in parenting you learned that eating a breakfast daily won’t do much for improving your dadbod, but moving to Washington D.C. might, seeing that it ranked as the fittest metropolitan area in America. You learned  your baby doesn’t recognize your voice as much as their mother’s, and you need to watch your booze intake during conception the same way the missus does. Wage gap woes were illustrated with an interactive graph that showed all 7 industries where women make more than men (not the ones you think), but then girls went out and beat boys out in national STEM testing. On top of all this, you’re definitely not having enough sex. But you knew that already.

Drinking And Being Old Can Negatively Impact Your Baby Even If You’re A Guy
If your wife thought it was unfair that your got to drink while she was pregnant, science has sided with her again. A recent review of research found that your health (or lack of it) is just as important. Still thirsty? Read more… 

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Eating Breakfast Doesn’t Make Much Of A Difference For Adults

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Breakfast Might Be Important But Eating It Won’t Have Any Affect On Your Dadbod
As much as conventional wisdom wants your to have bacon and eggs daily, your kids call the shots in the morning and they say you get nothing. It’s a good thing research says that your hanger won’t make much of a difference in your overall health. Read more… 

Girls And Boys Just Completed A National STEM Test And Guess Who Won?
The STEM battle of the sexes has taken a turn and girls are starting to dominate. But in a growing industry full of money and job security, everyone technically wins (especially their aging parents). Read more… 

Kids’ Brains Light Up When They Hear Mom, But What About You?
Brain scans have shown that kid’s brains light up to the sound of their mother’s voices, but it’s different for dads. They can recognize your voice, but it’s somewhat dim in comparison. Maybe you’re just not that much of a talker. Read more… 

Why You’re Hardwired To Kind Of Hate Whoever Your Daughter Brings Home
You may not need an excuse to hate someone dating your daughter (other than them dating your daughter), but science still has one for you. Spoiler alert: it’s not because that little chump sucks. Read more… 

Where Does Your City Rank On This List Of The Fittest Places To Live In The U.S.?
If you’re not fit, get ready to blame your zip code, because The American College Of Sports Medicine ranked the top 50 fittest city. You might want to see where your’s sizes up, unless you’re from the south or midwest.  Read more… 

This Interactive Graph Shows Which Careers Will Pay Your Daughter More Than Your Son
You already knew the pay gap was a problem, but seeing it broken down by industry is not pretty and neither are the 7 out of 466 jobs where women make marginally more. You should’ve married a highway maintenance worker. Read more… 

Experts Just Identified The Most Effective Treatments For Kids With Anxiety Disorders
Of all the things you want for your children in life, anxiety is not one of them, but it is a real concern. Fortunately for parents, experts have analyzed 50 years of research in order to figure out how to fix it, so you and your kid don’t have to freak out about it.  Read more… 

How Many Days Of Your Life Are Spent Having Sex

The Average Amount Of Time Most People Spend Having Sex Is … Unimpressive
So you already knew your game could get better, but then Reebok had to go and calculate how much time you spend having sex in a lifetime, and the results were less than arousing. Welcome to the less than one percent. Read more… 

Why You Might Want To Stop Feeding Your Kids Probiotics And Start Feeding Them Gluten
Putting your kids on a probiotic fueled, gluten free diet might cause more problems for your kids other than making them annoying. According to recent research, both health trends should only be explored when recommended for medical reasons by a doctor. Bring on the bread! Read more… 

Why A Parent’s Chaotic Life Might Be Good For Your Long-Term Brain Health
It might be hard to believe that your brain is getting better with age and stress, mostly because you wore an inside out shirt to work this week. Still, a study of people 50 and older showed that staying busy will lead to staying sharp, so keep powering through.   Read more…

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