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Weekend Reading Vol. 8: Da Vinci's To-Do List, Cookbook Clubs, and More Reasons To Love Jessica Fletcher

Every mama I know is sick or tired or (most likely) both. 'Tis the season?

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Some internet reads for when you're too congested to sleep during naptime:

Think You Have a Lot Going on? Take a Look at Leonardo da Vinci's To-Do List. You win, Leo. (Town & Country)

Self-Control Is Just Empathy With Your Future Self. "So think of self-control as a kind of temporal selflessness. It’s Present You taking a hit to help out Future You." (The Atlantic)

The Wharton School. Just a little decorating advice from 1897.  Spoiler: Edith Wharton does not approve of wallpaper. (Lapham's Quarterly)

Murder She Wrote’s Jessica Fletcher Is the Hero We Need Right Now. When DON'T we need Jessica Fletcher?! (LA Weekly)

Why Cookbook Clubs Should Be the New Way We Entertain. This is a book club I could get behind. (Serious Eats)

Weekend Reading Vol. 9: An Epic Conversation, Saying No, and Boozy Presidential Eggnog

What Child Is This: The Great Donkeys/Ass Swap