Topic: parenting advice

10 Natural Enemies Of Parents Everywhere

10 Natural Enemies Of Parents Everywhere

Raising young humans and trying not to mess them up is pretty stressful and all-consuming. Your whole day is centered around caring, feeding, dressing, playing and attempting to impart knowledge on them with as few bumps as you can manage. Of course, the bumps are plenty and at some point, all parents discover the various ways a wrench can be thrown into an otherwise smooth day with their kids. More »

Your Magical Potty Training Trick Will Not ‘Fix’ A Late Trainer

Your Magical Potty Training Trick Will Not 'Fix' A Late Trainer

Imagine if you were reading a parenting article about babies learning to walk, and someone wrote, “Oh, my child walked at 9 months. I don’t know why people make such a big deal about teaching kids to walk. I just stopped holding his hands and walked away from him, and boom, he followed me! I figure if he’s old enough to eat solids, he’s old enough to start walking.”

It sounds crazy, doesn’t it? And yet this is exactly what a lot of parents do when talking about toilet training. More »