It’s been a little while since I’ve shared some of my favourite reads from around the internet, so I thought I’d switch things up today and send some link love to some great writers and bloggers around the internet!
The inspiration for the picture chosen above: Washington Post has this piece on the science behind why preschool girls are obsessed with Frozen. (Ella is the one in the Anna dress and pigtails.)
How can you parent your toddler so that they will be a teenager who talks to her parents? Peaceful Parents, Confident Kids has some insights from her work as a high school teacher. However, if you already have a teenager — or, more specifically, a teenage boy — you might like this post on what a teenage boy needs most from his mom.
Lauren Cornier wrote about “The Day My Son Gave Up On Me” and when I read it the first time, I loved it, it resonated with me due to my own guilt for having my own plans for my night after my daughter goes to bed… but now, a month later, I question it. I think, “why should I feel guilty for having a boundary? Why should I feel like I haven’t nurtured my daughter enough throughout the day that I can’t stop and nurture myself or focus on my goals?”
What are your thoughts?
However, this post from Hands-free Mama — The Day I Stopped Saying Hurry Up — still resonates.
I shared this post on 17 Modern Mother Myths that are Making Motherhood Miserable on my Facebook page and it really struck a chord.
This post on the Hidden Agendas of Cinderella says so much that I want to say (and defend) about why I love that my daughter loves Disney movies as much as I do… and think of it as a hint towards Friday’s post 😉
And, your laugh of the day: 21 Tweets by Celebrity Parents that are Hilariously Relatable.
Videos I’ve Loved This Week
Did you see Emma Watson’s Little Princess response to the rumours that she was dating Prince Harry?
Clean. Simple. Free. has 6 great tips for decluttering for minimalist living.
And, have you seen this awesome music video from Maroon 5? Even if you don’t like their music, I guarantee this video will make you smile.