April – Posts Of The Month

I am not going to mention that the last month went ridiculously fast and I can’t believe it is time for me to be writing this again! 🙂

Here are some posts that I enjoyed during the month of April:

The first two are from Lin at Telling It Like It Is. Lin writes on many contemporary issues and you will always find something thought provoking to read there.

A Child’s Ten Commandments For Parents
From the view of a child 10 simple things that we can do as a parent to enhance our relationship with them.

So Sexy, So Soon: The Sexualization of Childhood in Commercial Culture
How is “sexy” marketing hurting our children?

Kids and computers: is early exposure all that important?
One mum wonders if it is okay that her five year old is computer illiterate.

Myth Busting Momisms
Do you really have to wait an hour after eating to get in the swimming pool, or you’ll get a cramp and die?

The Two Year Old Treasures
Helpful tips on how to handle your precious two year old.

The Odd Disparity between Income and Quality of Life
An example of why increased wealth doesn’t always mean a better life.

Born to Buy: Nickelodeon and the Anti-Adult Bias
Discusses some of the messages our kids may receive through advertising.

Why not drink local?
Shedding some hope that the craze of bottle water is turning around.

Over investing in children
Are we producing a generation of over dependent children?

I think Kate has coined a phrase that will stick in this post. Every mum blogger will be able to relate to this.

Guest Post by Social Media Dad, Darren Rowse from ProBlogger
Problogger delivers 4 tips for social media toddlers.

Five Reasons Why Mom Blogs Are the Blogs to Watch
Cool to see recognition of the potential of mum bloggers being explored.

6 Ways That Bloggers are Like Rappers
Humorous comparison, that gives great insight into the life of a blogger.

5 Productivity Tips for Work at Home Moms
Tips that easily transfer across to mums blogging!

Organising My Emails
Inbox out of control? Guera has some fantastic tips about how to get in back under control.

Grab a cup of whatever is your preferred poison and enjoy some fantastic reads!

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