Mom Must-Reads :: Week of May 14


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

Hey Alexa! 10 Kid-Friendly Skills That We Love to Play

She plays music, she sets timers, she tells jokes, and if you are a parent to a child of 10 and under, you might have unfortunately discovered that she can even fart! But did you know that Alexa actually offers entertainment in the way of skills that are not bodily functions? If not, you are missing out on some great fun!

3 Steps to Crushing the Month of May

We’re not just drivers, rushing our kids from preschool to productive citizen. We’re family and it’s about the adventure, the ooey gooey goodness in the middle. Enjoy the journey. Here’s to Crushing the Month of May.

Children and Technology: How Young is Too Young?

My daughter is quickly learning that disagreement and disappointment have zero correlation with respect and unconditional love. Someday I will cave. I will gift her with Pandora’s box and let her curiosity for technology run wild.  Until that day, I will enjoy watching her eyes interact with the world around her instead of the screen in front of her.

Come on Mama: Put the Bathing Suit On

Know this truth: a bathing suit does not define you. The only requirement for a “bathing suit body” is a body and a bathing suit.

Here’s to the Bare Minimum Mom

We make it to almost every concert, parent/teacher conference, and recital and only just a few minutes late. Cleaning the house means wiping down surfaces before moving the piles of stuff back onto them. We make going to the library a treat for good behavior to keep expectations nice and low. If it’s date night, we might wear eyeliner and perfume if we can find it.

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


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