The Mom Report: August 15, 2018

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BUILDING BETTER STUDENTS

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As we head into a new school year, it’s important to remember that we, as parents, have a responsibility to help our children become successful students.

Tavia Young, former teacher and founder of Young Learning, says there is SO much we can do to help prepare our children socially, emotionally, and academically for a new school year. You may recall reading Tavia’s tips for Staying Sharp Over Summer Break in the June 12, 2018 edition of The Mom Report. It was a big hit with everyone! We are lucky enough to have her with us once again to educate us on how we can help our children become confident and successful learners.

What should a child know before entering kindergarten?

As a kindergarten teacher, I was always pleased when the children could write their name, write the alphabet (preferably lowercase but uppercase is great), name all of their letters...[READ MORE]


EMAIL EXPECTATIONS CAUSING ANXIETY

Whether it’s an expectation of our employer or one we place on ourselves, a new study shows monitoring work email at all hours can be damaging to your health and relationships.

BAN ON POPULAR FOOD PESTICIDE THAT IS HARMFUL TO CHILDREN

The EPA has been ordered to ban the sale of a widely-used pesticide that has been scientifically proven to be harmful to babies’ brains.

RECALL: CVS NASAL SPRAY

A popular CVS nasal spray is being recalled due to possible contamination. Details here.

DIGITAL BIRTH CONTROL

The FDA has just approved a smartphone app that claims to help women track their cycles so they can avoid getting pregnant.


KINDERGARTEN...HOW DID WE GET HERE?

THIS!! All of this! Even if you don’t have a kindergartener, grab a tissue because this one will hit you in the heart in all the right ways. 😭

EMPTY NESTERS GET CREATIVE

Since they missed out on the first day of kindergarten signs,  gender reveals, and monthly baby photos, these empty-nesters found a fun way to be up with the times to document a big milestone in their family.

 

MOM HACK: PACKING LUNCHES

Here’s a fun idea that could help take some of the stress out of lunch packing! Kim Six of The Kim Six Fix empowers her kids to pack their own lunch so they will actually eat what’s packed!  She has lots of great ideas to help make lunch packing a breeze.

breastfeeding mom told to cover up

A mom breastfeeding in public was told to cover up, so she did! 😂

 

WHEN THE KIDS LEARN HOW TO USE ALEXA

When one mom checks Alexa for her shopping list, she quickly realizes that her kids ALSO know how to use the virtual assistant and added some items themselves.

 

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