It’s What Mamas Have to Say Monday! Each Monday, our panel of mommy bloggers weighs in on wacky questions that we – or you – think up. Have a question you want our panel to answer? e-mail it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We’ll notify you if your question is selected!
See what our panel of mommy bloggers has said so far!
What is the best – yet strangest – kid-related thing you learned this week?
Is it okay to yell at/reprimand your child during a sports practice or when they are playing in a sporting event if you are not the coach?
What are your thoughts on kids’ birthday parties? Big or small? At home or elsewhere? How do you handle classmate/friend invites?
What is your favorite app for getting kids to stay put?
Do you have any childhood fears that you never outgrew? If so, how do you share/handle them with your children?
What is something you own that you couldn’t live without?
Sometimes moms need a totally silly laugh. So…What’s the funniest thing you’ve seen online in the last week (blogs excluded)?
Do you watch Downton Abbey? If so, if you were a character on the show, who would you be?
What is the best gift money CAN buy when it comes to kids?
Did you make a New Year’s resolution, and if so, what steps have you taken to keep it?
How do you talk to your kids (or do you) about tragedies that involve children, particularly when they are in the national spotlight?
Do you and your hubby have a favorite holiday tradition that doesn’t involve your kids? If so, what is it?
What is your favorite holiday treat to make or buy for your kiddos (or you)?
What is your favorite thing to eat for Thanksgiving?
What does your Tooth Fairy bring?
What is an unexpected thing you had to babyproof in your house?
What is your favorite Halloween tradition with kids?
What is a great piece of parenting advice for keeping kids safe that you think is worth sharing?
What are your suggestions for places to meet new mom friends?
What is your favorite charity and why?
What are gifts you NEVER want your kids to get?
Do you have go-to gift ideas for kids’ parties? What do you think is the appropriate amount to spend on kids’ gifts?
How do you get your kid to sit still when they need to sit still?
What is YOUR biggest child-related expense?
What is your go-to mommy curse word or phrase?
What are your best tips for packing school lunches?
How do you define “me time,” and do you get enough of it?
What are your thoughts on kids and pets?
Have your kids asked you about the birds and the bees yet? If so, how did you handle it? If not, how and when do you imagine you will take on this challenge?
What stroller would you recommend and why?
What do you do to keep your kids cool and entertained when it’s hot enough outside to melt skin off the human body? We may be exaggerating with the last bit, but we don’t think it’s by a lot…
How would you punish your child if he or she had been involved in the recent incident where a group of kids harassed a bus monitor to the point of tears?
Without getting into nasty politics (and candidate bashing on either side), what is the most important issue to you in the upcoming election?
What are your tips and tricks for entertaining kids on long car trips?
Do you have any great recommendations for Father’s Day gifts? And, do you have thoughts on what you should NEVER give dads?
What is your favorite beach read (old or new)?
Where did you find your babysitter?
What are some of your money saving tricks (at the grocery store, at home, or elsewhere)?
What is your version of mommy porn (keeping it clean, of course)?
What is something you do (or have done) that helps you look and/or feel younger?
What is the least helpful piece of advice you read in a parenting book?
What are some of your best potty training tricks?
What is the coolest trick you have taught your kids?
What is your favorite kid toy – you know, that your kids actually played with for more than two weeks and that didn’t annoy the living daylights out of you?
What is a movie or TV show that reminds you of parenting or life in your house and why?
What is the one baby (or toddler, or big kid) gadget you couldn’t have lived without?
What is a phrase your child says that you dread hearing?
What is one of the best bits of parenting advice anyone ever told you?
If you had to vote for a kids’ show character for president, who would it be and why?
What is a recent parenting experience that would not have earned you a Parent-of-the-Year award?