7 Reasons to Ignore Advice on Parenting ...

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Parents – do you ever get tired of being bombarded with advice about how to bring up your children? It seems that no-one ever stops telling you what is best for them, from journalists to ‘experts’ to your inlaws (the older generation are possibly most keen on dispensing their wisdom, because they think they know it all!). Sometimes it’s useful to get an outside perspective, if you want one, but there are many reasons to ignore any advice on how to bring up your family …

1. We Survived

Years ago, there wasn’t the same amount of advice on parenting as there is now. Maybe a few books – plus of course the older generation. Now, parents and grandparents can be a good source of help, as their advice tends to be common sense and less affected by trends. Plus they can’t have done too bad a job, as we survived in spite of the lack of experts to tell parents what to do!

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