There's never a shortage of news in the parenting world — from new studies to differing parenting styles. It all provides us with fodder 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.
- Mom Unexpectedly Gives Birth to "Miracle Baby"
A mother of three in Sweeny, TX, got the surprise of a lifetime when she went into labor with baby number four — just months after having gotten her tubes tied. Our readers were quick to share their well wishes for the family, questions about how exactly this happened, and their own experiences with hysterectomies.
- TotTude Tattoo-Sleeve T-Shirts For Kids: Ga Ga or Gag?
Ever seen tees like these? Neither had we, until we met TotTudes! We had a feeling that these tattoo sleeve T-shirts for kids would get a big reaction from our readers, and you didn't disappoint! Whether moms found the shirts to be inappropriate for little ones, or got a kick out of them, you were quick to share your votes and comments.
Keep reading for the rest of the most talked about stories this week.
- Prepare to Be Amazed by These 18 Record-Breaking Babies!
Whoa, baby! Our readers loved clicking through this gallery of record-setting births that was inspired by the arrival of 14-pound Addyson Gayle Cessna in July. Big babies, multiple babies, long babies, and short babies kept moms captivated!
- 4 Tips For Dealing With a Sassy Child
Based on the number of moms who were quick to click on this story, we're inclined to believe that kids copping a 'tude is a widespread challenge. Scrolling through our readers' comments reflected just how polarizing of a topic the discipline of a difficult child can be!
- Add to the Birthday Sweetness With Marvelous Mini Cakes
Sometimes moms love a controversial topic, and sometimes, they love to simply be inspired. Our gallery of mini birthday cakes for kids' parties was a popular pick this week. Whether your kids' birthdays just passed or are just around the corner, these pics provided some great party ideas for the coming year!