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Unsolicited Parenting Advice

I Breastfeed, But I Don't Care if You Do... Or Don't

Tara Glenn | Posted 02.05.2017 | Parents
Tara Glenn

I have four children, and I have been blessed to breastfeed all of them until at least age two, but I'm also smart enough to realize that unless someo...

10 Excellent Pieces Of Unsolicited Advice You Shouldn't Ignore

Jill Robbins | Posted 05.30.2016 | Fifty
Jill Robbins

I'm a big fan of giving unsolicited advice. Others may not be big fans of it, but that's okay. I have strong opinions and I'm often compelled to share them, even when people wish I wouldn't. Here are a few nuggets of wisdom.

The 5 Types of Unsolicited Parenting Advice I Find Most Helpful

Rachel Toalson | Posted 06.01.2015 | Parents
Rachel Toalson

Sometimes the best unsolicited advice is just a reminder that these little people really are amazing.

Confessions of a Former Sanctimommy

Amy Hunter | Posted 03.10.2015 | Women
Amy Hunter

Are you a sanctimonious know-it-all b*tch? Do you look down your nose at the decisions other people make in regards to their children? Then you're in the right place. Welcome to the first day of the rest of your life.

Surprisingly Valuable Advice on Giving Unsolicited Advice

Lauren Cahn | Posted 12.28.2014 | Comedy
Lauren Cahn

Your opinion is valuable, your advice even more precious. So, save it. Keep it for yourself. Odds are, you need it more than I do. So, please don't give that sh*t away, certainly not without even being asked, lest you be perceived as promiscuous.

F*ck Judgment

Sarah Fader | Posted 06.15.2014 | Parents
Sarah Fader

Parenting is stressful enough as it is. So do us all a favor and can the judgment. We're all in this together, y'all.

My Daughter Is a Perfectionist!

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 12.17.2012 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

Many children struggle with perfectionism, whether they are adopted or raised by their biological parents.

The Best Of The Mom And Dad Blogs This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 06.01.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, Jenny Lawson shows that depression can save lives, Mike Spohr is more worried about his daughter fitting in than she is, and...

Are you a sMotherer?

Jowita Bydlowska | Posted 05.26.2012 | Parents
Jowita Bydlowska

The Über Mom sat in the kiddie pool with her Miracle (thankfully, that wasn't the kid's name) and blathered on about the little girl's birth, her habits, her vaccinations, her diet and her pee-pee.

What To Do When Your Kid Won't Eat

Susan Stiffleman | Posted 10.24.2011 | Parents

Dear Susan, My 6-year-old son is an extremely picky eater. He throws fits when I try to get him to taste new foods. His automatic answer is no -- h...

If I Need Your Advice

Maggie Lamond Simone | Posted 10.12.2011 | Parents
Maggie Lamond Simone

After my friend left I thought, what is wrong with me? Why would I just spew out unsolicited advice like that? Then I realized why, and I realized it's the same reason people offer unsolicited advice to new mothers.

Unsolicited Parenting Advice: A Little "Unadvice," If You Will

Stephanie Stiles | Posted 09.27.2011 | Parents
Stephanie Stiles

What is with people feeling so free to share their opinions as to how we're performing our jobs as moms and dads? The way I see it, these so-called "words of wisdom" are -- like a bad mood or a bad recipe -- better left unshared.

A Slap in the Face

Deborah Copaken Kogan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah Copaken Kogan

Unless I'm beating my toddler in the middle of a Wal-Mart -- which I'm proud to report I haven't resorted to yet, not that I haven't been tempted -- your unsolicited advice is not welcome.