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A La Carte (11/11)

Misadventures in Babymaking - I found this episode of the Freakonomics podcast particularly interesting. It discusses the surprising beginnings of China’s ultra-destructive one-baby policy.

Protect Our Children - Thom Rainer: “Those who have read my articles or heard me speak probably know at least two things about me: I’m an avid college football fan, and I am devoted to my family. I have always respected the football tradition of Penn State. But the university’s sexual abuse scandal has saddened and angered me, because it is everyone’s job to protect our children.”

Child Abuse - There is lots of sound parenting wisdom in this blog post from the 9Marks blog.

Remembrance Day - Here is an interesting video posted just on time for Remembrance Day (which is November 11 in Canada, the UK and other countries).

McDonald’s - Here is a map of every McDonald’s in the US. No wonder there are weight problems down there!

A Boy and His Dog - My 5-year old girl is pretty much like this with our new puppy. 

Man Enough to Love a Real Woman - This article was posted a couple of months ago but it just crossed my desk (so to speak) today. It’s a great article on dating.

7 Billion - This infographic video does a great job of showing how our population has gotten to 7 billion (and where it’s going next).

A holy minister is an awful weapon in the hand of God. —Robert Murray M’Cheyne