Remember when you had a little one in diapers? Those of us who look back fondly at those times are guaranteed to have all their kids potty-trained! Now on to the source of the above photo, and the rest of the best of the week.
Best Dad Roundup. “29 Essential Pieces of Advice for a New Dad” by Mike Heenan at HuffPost Parents. (Reads like a “Who’s Who of Dad Bloggers”—great stuff!)
Best Guest Post. “(De)Tales: Paddleboard” by Kelli at Cara Strickland’s blog Little Did She Know.
Best Travel Post. “Nobody’s Leaving This Fun Family Vacation” by Evelyn Shoop at Momsicle. (Side note: We took our coast vacations the same week and even ran into each other at Cape Mears Lighthouse.)
Best Special Needs Post. “Why Are We So Afraid of Disability?” by Ellen Stumbo at Not Alone.
Best Bad Comic. “Champion” by James Breakwell at James Breakwell’s Unbelievably Bad Comic.
Bravest Post. “Gynecomastia and My Traumatic Day at the Beach” by Lorne Jaffe at Huff Post Healthy Living.
Strangest Story. “The Cornish Beach Where LEGO Keeps Washing Up” by Mario Cacciottolo at BBC News Magazine.
Best Question. “Who Will Hold the U.S. Accountable for a Rush to Deport the Most Vulnerable?” by Shaina Aber at Ignatian Solidarity Network.
Best Parable. “Jesus and the Attempted Exodus” by Mark Sandlin at The God Article.
Best Advice. “Brave, Brave, Be Brave” by Ashley Larkin at Draw Near.
Best Commentary. “Unfinished Houses” by John J. McLaughlin at America.
Best Satire. “Mile-High Baseball” by Spencer Hall at SB Nation.
Best Video. “Fun Healthcare Alternatives!” by Glove and Boots (via YouTube).