Top Tweets of the Week (July 21-27)
It is almost August. Can you believe it? Have your kids spent more time this summer in front of a screen or playing outside? With so much technology available to keep us occupied, it’s easy to forget there are a million ways to have fun outdoors. When everyone is all tuckered out, take a nap! Adults included.
Just thinking about how adult life would be way better if we kept toddler hours. “Sorry Bob, can’t make a 2 pm meeting. That’s nap time.”
— Jessica Grose (@JessGrose) July 27, 2014
Can we get snack time at work, too?
10:12 and both kids a sleeping. Is lightning going to strike me down now? — John Willey (@DaddysinCharge) July 24, 2014
Morning solitude is hard to come by. Enjoy it while you can, @DaddysinCharge!
A woman just asked me where in the library she could breastfeed. Lady, this is Brooklyn. HAVE AT IT. DO YOU.
— ✰ ✵*Ingrid✺ ✮ (@MagpieLibrarian) July 23, 2014
The working title for this summer is “Mom? Can We Watch Something?” — Amy Flory (@FunnyIsFamily) July 26, 2014
Summer 2014: iPads vs. Playgrounds. Which will win?
Saw a post that mentioned Frozen songs and now I'm humming about building snowmen. Thanks @HowToBeADad. Really.
— Aaron Yavelberg (@sleepingonedge) July 25, 2014
We understand, @sleepingonedge. What you have to do is just let it go. Let it go, let it go…let it goooo! Whoops.
A parent’s main job is to keep their kids from getting all sticky. — Shkeeber (@shkeeber) July 23, 2014
Anyone found a way to be successful at this? (Keep them away from the glitter-covered crafts, if not.) #fairwarning
— Zoe vs. the Universe (@zoevsuniverse) July 22, 2014
Being a toddler is tough. #thestruggleisreal
Did you also share Pooh’s affinity for honey, @MommieKnwsFresh?
Loving eavesdropping on my daughter and her best friend as they plan a fashion show while we ride the bus to camp. #childhood
— EverybodyWantsMommy (@EvbdyWantsMommy) July 24, 2014
America’s Next Top Model, tween edition.
If that’s not a spitting image, I don’t know what is. (But seriously, what is a “spitting image?”)
Thunderstorms that start at the kids’ bedtime? …that’s bullshit, mother nature, pure bullshit!
— One Classy Motha (@MothaKim) July 23, 2014
If it isn’t one thing, it’s another. Come on, @MothaNature.
“If you’re sick enough for me to pick you up from camp early, then you’re sick enough to stop torturing your brother and STAY ON THE COUCH.” — Kim Bongiorno (@LetMeStart) July 24, 2014
Sick at camp? Or just sick of camp? Follow these tips to to figure out why your child isn’t having the time of their life at summer camp.
P.S. July 29 is National Lasagna Day. Bust out the traditional pasta recipe, or try something new and funky like this breakfast lasagna made with layers of fruit, corn flakes, and yogurt!
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