The Mom Report: December 14, 2018

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VIRAL CHRISTMAS VIDEO

This is what the holiday season is all about! A video produced by a church in North Carolina has gone viral for it’s festive yet simple message about life’s everyday gifts and it’s so great!

KATE KEEPING IT REAL

Dontcha’ just love when a celebrity shares something and you think “hey, that’s just like me!?” A lot of moms will see a little of themselves in Kate Hudson’s latest post on Instagram! Bravo to Kate for sharing a postpartum pic that looks very #momlife.


ROCK N’ PLAY ALERT

A newborn sleeping favorite, the Rock n’ Play, is in the headlines over safety concerns. It’s no secret that this is a popular choice for parents who are desperate for sleep but there is a push for more regulation and safety oversight. Details can be found here.

AMAZON BABY REGISTRY CONTROVERSY

Amazon says it is “phasing out” sponsored items on baby registries after backlash from customers. If you or someone you know has an Amazon baby registry, this is good to know so you don’t receive items you didn’t register for.

SEX ABUSE AT KIDS CAMPS

It’s a story that will make your stomach turn but an important one if you plan on sending your children to camp. CBS News found hundreds of reports of sexual abuse that occurred at kids' camps across the country. The full story can be found here which includes resources to help you research camps before deciding on one for your child.

MILK ALLERGY MORE COMMON THAN PEANUT

When it comes to food allergies, peanuts steal the show these days but a newly released study says an allergy to milk is the most common food allergy for children under 5.


moms helping moms

A white mom in Georgia was having trouble styling her black daughter’s hair. When she asked for help on Facebook a kind woman, also a mom, showed up to help. It’s such a great story and beautiful example of moms helping moms.

SHOWING UP

If you grew up playing sports then you know how much it meant to see your parents sitting in the crowd cheering you on. This article is such a great reminder to all parents that showing up for your kids really can have a lifelong impact.

TOP 5 THINGS THAT MADE US LAUGH THIS WEEK

Tis’ the season for funny holiday memes! Here are some of the best that had us laughing this week!

 
 

DANCING PARENTS

Speaking of showing up, a dance instructor in California invited parents and siblings to come do a choreographed dance with his students and the results were fantastic (and pretty impressive I must say)! If you’re in need of a smile today, this is sure to do the trick!

 
 

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