Sunday Surf: May 12-25

Sunday Surf with Authentic Parenting and Hobo MamaI’m joining Authentic Parenting and Hobo Mama for Sunday Surf. Share your best reading of the week, and link up your post at either blog!

For more great reading, visit Hobo Mama or Authentic Parenting for the latest Sunday Surf and linky.

Happy Surfing!

Articles on parenting:

How to Respect Your Child Through Challenging Behavior (Without Becoming a Pushover) | Positive Parents

The Most Common Parenting Mistake | Huffington Post
Spoiler alert: we are too critical of them.

Beyond “Do your best”: Three Ways to Lessen Your Child’s Anxiety About School | Positive Parenting Solutions
Be specific and concentrate on progress

Simple Tips for Helping Toddlers Play Independently | Toddler Approved
And her Simple Independent Play Activities for Toddlers

Seven Parenting Mistakes Transformed… | Authentic Parenting

Dear Parents: A Plea from Your Child’s Teacher | Family Your Way
What is this teacher’s plea? Please don’t coddle your children this summer! Too many children are not required to exert themselves, either physically or mentally, for weeks or months. They return to school in the fall with a bad attitude.”

Simple Play Stations for Busy Days | No Time For Flashcards

Can “Maybe” Empower Our Children in Times of Fear? | The Broad Side (via

Sleepover Safety: What Parents Need to Ask Ahead of Time | Modern Mom (via Positive Parenting Solutions)

Articles on philosophy & life:

The Office Finale’s ‘Miraculous’ Quote — The Scientific Truth Behind It | Huffington Post

Little Boxes, Full of Me |

Where we Actually Live Our Lives | Teacher Tom
“… every time I look for trouble in the world I seem to find a fundamentalist of some sort at the bottom of it. Every time. Jesus Christ was absolutely not a fundamentalist. Martin Luther was absolutely not a fundamentalist. They were both true, lower-case protestants: men who stood against the entrenched fundamentalism of their time.”

Too Many Babies | Teacher Tom
A Dramatic Play Story

Pinterest Love:
with 5 repins and 1 like…
Our names in watercolor from Teach Preschool

with 6 repins (from this blog!!)…
Pluto, Pluto, Where’s Your Bone? {and I might not even use that game for my daughter’s birthday party, anyway.}

Recent Popularity…
with 5 repins….
Easy DIY Music Whiteboard from Color in my Piano

Links to my 2012’s Sunday Surfs:
May 13-19
May 20-26 (With commentary with each link and popular “pins”)

About fraurab

A Germanophile, who is figuring out how to build her strengths through improving her mind, body and soul.
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