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Unsolicited Parenting Advice

Surprisingly Valuable Advice on Giving Unsolicited Advice

Lauren Cahn | Posted 10.28.2014 | 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.