Top Tweets of the Week: July 28-Aug. 3
We made it through the #facebookdown apocalypse that occurred last week! For anyone else who works in social media, you’ll recall the near-panic that enveloped the online community. For mothers of teenagers who never look away from their smartphone screens, though, you may have enjoyed those 45 minutes of face-to-face contact. Or maybe you were too busy washing the dog to notice!
Monday is taking your kid to the wrong camp.
— Cool Mom Picks (@coolmompicks) July 28, 2014
What’s cuter: the kids washing the dog, or the dog covered in soap bubbles?
Facebook is down. Mothers of teenagers rejoice! #FirstTimeSheIsOutOfHerRoomAllDay
— Jennifer Swartvagher (@BeyondTheCrib) August 1, 2014
If we can survive the #facebookdown incident of August 3rd, we can survive anything. Bring on the zombies.
For more inspiration, read the stories of these everyday heroes: children and adults with disabilities who are not letting their diagnoses define them.
— Martinis & Minivans (@martinisandmini) August 1, 2014
Show of hands from parents who have also experienced this phenomenon.
Lodge your tongue firmly in your cheek before reading this. Then enjoy!
8yo & I took goofy pix in photo booth. Keeping copy as proof of my coolness for when she’s sullen teen & realizes I’m a dork.
— Jennifer (@pinkmenotmom) July 28, 2014
When I was a teen, seeing old goofy photos of my mom would probably just enforce her dorkiness.
Talking about getting “back in shape” after the baby. 6 yo: Well you’re a circle now pretty much, what shape will you be after? Rectangle? — Mamatoga (@Mamatoga) July 28, 2014
At least the kid knows his/her shapes!
Five Ways to Radically Improve Your Relationships (according to a 5-year-old): While no child is perfect, ther… http://t.co/NsH5ktcFcq
— The Good Men Project (@GoodMenProject) July 28, 2014
Kids may be younger than you, but they know a thing or two about living—and enjoying—life.
This play on Katy Perry’s song “Dark Horse” should be printed on Mother’s Day cards.
Pass time in the car by playing word games! Choose letters & ask your kids to find words for each letter on passing signs. #50DaysOfSummer
— Brooke Jackman Fndtn (@JackmanLiteracy) July 28, 2014
For more tips on traveling with kids, see our article on how to stop backseat whining.
Is anyone else still in disbelief that it’s already August? May Facebook bless us the rest of this month with continual service.
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