Friday Round-Up: May 9, 2014

You made it! Another weekend is here. Enjoy it, and be sure to call the moms and grandmas in your life on Sunday. Happy early Mother’s Day to you mums!


captured this skywriting in Sydney on Mother’s Day ’09

– In honor of Mother’s Day, here’s a post I wrote last year: six life lessons I learned from my mom.

– Also! Attention, “Bachelor” fans! We’re asking for new points categories suggestions over at BachFantasy (a fantasy league for Andi’s upcoming season of The Bachelorette). Leave a comment with your suggestion for a new category.

– A lovely essay on motherhood.

Teen girl holds plank position for record-breaking 1 hour and 20 minutes and her abs do not explode.

– It’s the 10 year anniversary of the “Friends” series finale. (WUT). To commemorate,  here are 25 things you might not know about “Friends.”

10 things you can’t unsee and what that says about your brain.

– Here’s a heat map of Yelp reviews that mention the word “hipster” in Chicago and other cities. Bahaha.

17 reasons why a dog makes your life better.


  1. I’m even more obsessed with my dogs now. If that’s even possible.

  2. I don’t think I could hold a plank for even two minutes!

  3. That atlantic article gave my brain the blue screen of death. I’m going to have to restart it.

  4. Dogs make everything better!

  5. I cannot believe how long that girl held a plank! How is that even possible?! Also, I love the article about ‘Things You Can’t Unsee’ :) I love pictures that mess with your head!!

  6. Happy Mother’s Day to Mum Larson!

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