Top Tweets of the Week (July 14-21)
Oh summer, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways you were my favorite season as a kid: sunshine, swimming, summer camp, and every couple years, World Cup soccer! Parents love summer for the same reasons…right? Our favorite tweets this week might prove otherwise…
Taking a toddler to the bathroom at the pool = 20 minute+ experience.
— Mamatoga (@Mamatoga) July 21, 2014
If your vote is for “fun day out with the family” (ours is!) check out our guide to berry picking in the NY metro area.
Being a parent means sometimes you wear Monsters Inc Band-Aids because they’re the only ones you can find
— Jen Simon (@NoSleepInBklyn) July 21, 2014
Mike or Sully?
I just caught myself automatically looking for Jake’s face in sleepaway camp “proof of life” pictures, even though he’s sitting next to me. — SelfishMom (@SelfishMom) July 15, 2014
One overnighter can seem like an eternity! How do you cope when your kids are away at camp?
— Tania (@_MommyLand_) July 17, 2014
It really does make more sense. #kidwisdom
What’s your favorite game to play with your children without iPads, Legos, or dolls?
After work, I’m visiting my son’s potential new preschool, so this may be the last time you hear from me. Anyone have a hazmat suit? — Dad and Buried (@DadandBuried) July 21, 2014
Not even August and we’re already thinking of back-to-school…and the hazards that come with it. @DadandBuried, we hope you made it out unscathed.
When you tell your kid that screaming is an outside voice and then he incessantly screams outside and you just have to take it…
— Brooklyn Vegan Nanny (@BklynVeganNanny) July 16, 2014
— HuffPost Parents (@HuffPostParents) July 21, 2014
These fathers and dad bloggers have great, ableit occasionally tongue-in-cheek, advice for a man about to join their ranks. Featuring a handful of dads from the NY metro area!
Just gave one of my kids a yellow card #worldcupwithdrawal
— Harlan Coben (@HarlanCoben) July 14, 2014
Is soccer parenting the next tiger parenting?
Ok so a bear just strolling in Chatham boro less than a mile from me. Maybe it’s time to go back to work in NYC. pic.twitter.com/xzAsqwbtBQ
— Dawn Roode Campanile (@DawnRoode) July 21, 2014
The office is BEAR-ly the same without our editorial director in the house!
It sounds like everyone loves summer in their own way. To really make the rest of the season count (the leaves may not be changing yet, but it will be fall before you know it!) check out our outside fun guide for 125 ways to have a great time in the great outdoors, and tweet about all the adventures you have!
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