meanwhile, elsewhere

It’s Friday’s online finds: Cozy up and dig in.

  • …And therein lies a deep truth about the struggle for equality, a truth that can often be hard to acknowledge: Policies and structural changes are essential, but on their own those can’t change our cultural attitudes and behaviors toward women. Until we stop treating parenting as a woman’s burden and a man’s adorable hobby, the gender gap we see at work and at home won’t disappear. (Glamour)
  • How to Thrive When You Work for Yourself (Wit & Delight)
  • A Guide to Asian Restaurants, by Ali Wong (Vulture)
  • “They would literally be doing a pyramid of women in the vineyard,” Wineries Don’t Want to Host Bachelorette Parties Anymore (The Cut)
  • Americans Are Having Fewer Kids. What Will That Mean for Higher Education? (Harvard Business Review) Dare I say #firstworldproblems
  • Bride Opts To Have Her 4 Grandmas As Flower Girls And They Totally Crush It (Bored Panda)
  • Companies with strict standards about chemicals in their products are wary about using recycled material they can’t control. Ikea and H&M just ran a large study on recyclable fabrics to figure out the kind of chemicals they have—and how they can get rid of them before reuse. (Fast Company)
  • It could be either really fun or really lame. Not sure how I’d tolerate this. (Mel Magazine)
  • A Beginner’s Guide on How to Meal Prep Like a Pro (Good Housekeeping)
  • Lego’s new program helps you donate your old bricks to kids in need (Mashable)
  • Cutest overalls, ever! (Pepper)
  • Are you okay? How are YOU feeling? The most important questions to ask a new mom (Latonya Yvvette)
  • Let Grow – future-proofing our kids… demands for relentless supervision, which is litigation-prevention wrapped in a cloak of concern, has turned coaching into high-end babysitting. It has also sent a misguided signal to young adults that sickos lurk around every corner, that they’re right to be very, very worried, and that they have no tools to rescue themselves. (Let Grow)
  • “It’s only dinner. If you mess up, throw it away and just order pizza.” – With her cookbook Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat, Samin Nosrat helped a new generation of cooks feel at home in the kitchen. (Glamour)
  • A David-approved video: Meet Felipe Nunes, a Skateboarder With No Legs (Kottke)
  • Design porn: How magazine pages were created before computers (Open Culture)
  • The best day is Thursday. Friday is manic and excitable and overrated and almost always too much — the Ace Ventura-era Jim Carrey of weekend days. (The Outline)

It’s the weekend, bring your a-game!

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