Mom Must-Reads :: Week of November 6


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

The List: Sexism in High School

What a week this was. It started with the viral hashtag #metoo on Monday. According to, it started by Alyssa Milano tweeting: “Suggested by a friend: If all the women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote, “Me too” as a status, we might give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem.”

Why This Occupational Therapist is Telling You That the Bumbo is a Dumbo

I cringe when I see them on my friends’ baby registries. I know why they’re recommended to new moms: so they can shower/cook dinner/feed themselves/get a break, just for a few minutes. And that’s important stuff when you’re sleep deprived, not getting much help, responsible for other children, and you just NEED to throw in one load of laundry.

I Loved Being Pregnant, but Struggled to Love my Son

The moment I found out I was pregnant I was shocked, to say the least. We weren’t preventing pregnancy, but I didn’t expect it to happen so fast. I took 11 (yes, 11) pregnancy tests before it trulysank in that I was pregnant. Eventually the shock grew into joy and my then boyfriend (now husband) and I began preparing to become parents.

Raising My Kids In A Tech Generation

Is it weird I look back on my childhood and miss going out to play? I would ride bikes, climb trees, play Kick-The- Can (does anyone remember what that is?) and do it all day everyday with the neighborhood kids until dinner time.

How to Annoy a Pregnant Woman in Her 3rd Trimester

Pregnancy is a unique and special time. There are so many things I love about being pregnant. Feeling kicks and knowing my body is housing a tiny growing human is priceless. It’s not always easy or pleasant though! The months can be long, uncomfortable, and tiring. And once you get into the final trimester there are some things you get tired of hearing as a pregnant woman.

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


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