Mom Must Reads :: Week of July 30th

Mom Must Reads :: Week of July 30th

Want to know what other moms are reading about? We’ve pulled the top 5 posts from across our Sister Sites just for you!

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Before You Go: To My First Born Entering Kindergarten

I’ll try my best to keep a lid on it and not tell the young mom in line in front of me that this day is coming before she knows it.  I laughed back then because I was too tired to cry, and I have to laugh now because I know it’s true.

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A Teacher’s Summer

As teachers, we definitely earn our time off. Summer gives us time to recharge our batteries before the chaos of the new school year starts. Hopefully we can also squeeze in a little vacation, whether that’s headed toward the beach or just enjoying the quiet with a good book. We deserve it!

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How to Have the Talk…About Disabilities

Parents, let’s face it, this may not always be the most comfortable or natural thing to do, and honestly, it can be embarrassing. But, teaching your child how to talk with my child and others with disabilities is important. 

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9 Essential Summertime Mom Hacks Just for You!

Oh, summertime. We love you and we are glad you are here. But as moms, we also recognize that it can be challenging :: new “routines” {or lack thereof}, fun activities that can become hazards in just moments, alllll the snacking, and dreaded summer colds.

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Adults Can Learn a Bigger Lesson from the Build-A-Bear Fiasco

We have to stop making promises to our kids that we can’t necessarily fulfill or control. We need to teach productive ways to handle disappointment and letdown as these are critical life skills. It’s important to show grace in the face of rejection and to take the high road even when we’re pissed and want to lash out. Leading by example is so crucial, and being mindful of our actions in the wake of adversity is an invaluable gift we can offer our children, more precious than any discount stuffed animal.

What were some of your favorite posts from our Sister Sites this week?


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