8 Things of Note

Our favorite links from around the web this week.

It's time—next up is spring cleaning: throwing open windows, scrubbing far off corners, discarding extras and keeping only what really matters. And we're starting by reading a few words that moved us from around the web this week. Enjoy, and happy weekend to you!

When mothers bully back: “We are unnerved by maternal ugliness and malice and selfishness that can’t be entirely justified or — even worse — satisfyingly resolved.”

And speaking of, the art of raising kind kids.

We can barely wait for Sunday

So much to love about this beautiful home.

“Why we’re giggling, I couldn’t tell you. Often our mirth seems fueled by some deep-celled delight at being together. Friendship, like its flashier cousin, love, can be wildly chemical and, like love, can happen in an instant.”

We love this project for its charge to be always respectful, mostly disagreeable.

Tips for a better work-life balance (that are actually doable!).

And finally, the answer to a timeless question.

p.s. How pretty