Common Sense Media has tips about how to raise a reader. (Amy Joyce)

Looking for something to do between coffee/meeting/kid pick-up? Oh come on, we know you want to.

Who’s in charge in your house?

It’s hard to read, but important. Traffic laws could save lives.

Stella Bugbee writes about shielding her daughter from knowledge about the Nigeria Boko Haram Kidnappings.

John Dickerson writes about why you should write letters to your children. Lovely.

How to raise a reader, according to Common Sense Media.

And for a real don’t-miss: A dad enjoying his laughing baby. (HT Meghan Leahy)