This post contains affiliate links.
:: 1 ::
There’s another new Scholé Sisters episode out, and I think you’re going to love it. I can’t tell you what a great time I had talking Latin shop with Angela Reed from The CM Latin Project.
:: 2 ::
I was complaining at park day a while back — or was it at our mothers’ reading group? (Apparently, I can’t keep track of the many locations at which I complain.) The topic was shaving — specifically teaching daughters to shave and what a pain it is sometimes — and why is all shaving cream contaminated with gross stuff I would never under any conditions put on a child’s skin? And also why are razors generally terrible quality? Why is razor burn even a thing?
Naturally, Hayley saved the day. She told me about Harry’s and their amazing razors. I was thinking these were for dudes, but they were having a deal, so I bought three razors for what I expected to pay for shipping — one each for my daughters, and one for me (I’ve been trying to replace my razor for years and couldn’t find anything I liked).
Here is my one word review: WOW.
I mean seriously, where has this razor been all my life? I don’t care if it’s for dudes! THEY CAN LEARN TO SHARE, that’s my opinion.
:: 3 ::
To go with it, Hayley told me to use Dr. Bronner’s Shaving Gel. I don’t need gel, but I thought it might help the shavers-in-training. I chose the unscented kind, just in case. (One can never be too cautious about these things.) We bought a little pump for it as well because the reviews warned me they might waste a lot of it otherwise.
Newsflash: all shaving problems have magically disappeared!
Basically, Hayley has taken a negative thing around here and turned it into a positive. So much happiness!!
:: 4 ::
This month in 2014:
On Monday, I had to remind myself of this. My stress level was building, and shortly thereafter I realized the cause: people interrupting each other, and people all talking at once. I’m not naming any names, but they are all on the short and/or immature side.
:: 5 ::
This week’s links collection:
- King Solomon, The False Mother, and Alfie Evans from Public Discourse (The Witherspoon Institute)
- Read this; it’s really good.
- Increased incidence of cervical cancer in Sweden: Possible link with HPV vaccination from Indian Journal of Medical Ethics
- No comment.
- Teaching manners to children, part 1 from Landscape Plotted and Pieced
- I’m thrilled Kelly is writing this series, especially since I was recently alarmed at a certain level of rudeness in my own home, and as a result I’m taking courtesy extra seriously right now.
- You should probably subscribe to Kelly’s blog (or bookmark it or something) so you can keep up with it.
The post Thoughtworthy (New Podcast, Solutions to Shaving Problems, and MORE!) appeared first on Afterthoughts.