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The 5 Most-Talked-About POPSUGAR Moms Stories This Week

May 4 2014 - 4:37am

There's never a shortage of news in the parenting world — from new studies to differing parenting styles and beyond. It all provides us with topics to discuss on the playground, in the pickup line, and online. Take a look at the five stories that had our moms talking the most this week.

Source: Shutterstock [1]

10 Things Dads Probably Shouldn't Say to Moms

Moms, especially newbies, can be a little sensitive when it comes to child-rearing and the statements made around it — and there are no worse culprits than the men in our lives. It doesn't matter how amazing a father he is, sometimes dads say the wrong thing at the wrong time. More than 300 of you liked, or more likely related to, our post about things dads should refrain from saying to moms [2], making it our most popular story of the week!

Source: Flickr user John Piwowar [3]

We've All Been There: Hilarious Mom Pinterest Fails

It's an all-too-common scene: you see an idea on Pinterest that you just have to re-create, except the finished product looks nothing like what you envisioned. The bright side is that it makes a good story to tell (or, in this case, a good picture to share) because every single mom has been there, done that. More than 250 readers reacted to our roundup of self-proclaimed #PinterestFails [4], but not too many were willing to share their own.

Source: Instagram user emilygal [5]

How to Decide When Siblings Should Stop Bathing Together

When your tots are tiny, you don't question shared baths. But as little kids grow older, many moms express confusion about when to switch to a separate bath routine [6]. We offered you several perspectives on sibling cleanings, and about 120 readers liked what we had to say. What advice would you offer moms in this situation?

Source: Flickr user Gordon [7]

The Scary Parenting Story That Will Keep You Up at Night

It's a scene that you would only see in a horror film. A couple is about to call it a night as their baby sleeps in the other room, when they hear an unfamiliar voice over the monitor. This movie moment became a real-life event for Heather and Adam Schreck, who were recently the victims of a hacking scheme [8]. More than 110 of our readers reacted to this terrifying story and learned how to keep it from happening in their homes.

Seven Tips and Tricks For Potty Training Success

Every parent wants potty training to be effortless, but the honest truth is the experience can be a real challenge for everyone involved. To make this task a little easier, we found seven smart tips and tricks that help make potty training a success [9]. More than 80 readers liked our helpful tips, but we want to know what worked for you.


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