Topic: Alicia Silverstone

A Cheat Sheet For The WTFness That Is Alicia Silverstone’s The Kind Mama

A Cheat Sheet For The WTFness That Is Alicia Silverstone's The Kind Mama

Maybe you really need to be a kinder mama, and you’ve decided to open your mind and pick up a copy of this book. Good for you. You will quickly realize that Alicia has an intricate vocabulary of baby-talk and new-age babble that may make it almost impossible for you to follow along. You may begin reading and immediately think, “What in the actual fuck is she talking about?” I deciphered her baby-talk-babble so you don’t have to. You’re welcome. More »

Sorry Alicia Silverstone, Bed-Sharing Isn’t Always ‘Kind’ – It Can Be Truly Terrifying

Sorry Alicia Silverstone, Bed-Sharing Isn't Always 'Kind' - It Can Be Truly Terrifying

This is what her advice reminds me of: You know when you are walking down the street, and a stranger approaches you with a clipboard and says something like, “Do you have ONE minute for needy children?” How can you say “no” to that without feeling like an asshole? Even though you are busy and you don’t want to be accosted by a stranger in the street, you end up talking to this person because this person has posited his point in such a way that you feel like an asshole if you don’t. This is the way Alicia Silverstone’s parenting advice makes me feel in a nutshell. It’s so full of judgment, but disguised with a bunch of words like “kindness” and “soulful” and “yummy.” More »

Alicia Silverstone, If You Believe You Potty-Trained Your Six-Month-Old I Have A Bridge To Sell You

Alicia Silverstone, If You Believe You Potty-Trained Your Six-Month-Old I Have A Bridge To Sell You

This method of potty training is not new. It’s called “elimination communication.” The idea is that your child was born ready to potty train and it’s your lazy Western reliance on environment-destroying disposable diapers that is getting in the way of your six-month-old’s natural inclination to use the actual toilet. In a nutshell. More »

Alicia Silverstone Refuses To Vaccinate Her Kid Because, Miso Soup

Alicia Silverstone Refuses To Vaccinate Her Kid Because, Miso Soup

In Alicia Silverstone‘s new parenting guide, The Kind Mama, she explains that her son Bear’s healthy, kind, plant-based diet is the reason he’s never been sick. She refuses to vaccinate him, because the bowl of miso soup he has for breakfast every morning is just as effective as injecting him with a vaccine developed by decades of peer-reviewed scientific research and testing. Obviously. More »