Pacifiers in the crib. Juice in the sippy cup. Popsicles in the bathtub. We all have exceptions that we make to the so-called parenting “rules” in the interest of our own sanity. Our listeners share which parenting rules they break and why.
Who makes the parenting rules? And how bendable are they? From picky eaters to sleep routines to playing outside, we all have to navigate the line between what we supposedly should and shouldn't allow as parents. But sometimes it's okay to break the rules if it works for you and your family. Amy and Margaret dive into the details in this listener-driven episode.
In this episode, Margaret and Amy discuss:
Other episodes we mention:
Amee Severson on Intuitive Eating
Ask Amy: Helping Kids Deal with Comparison and Envy
Christina Martin on How Children Learn Through Play
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