I used to be a highly anxious person, but I learned how to manage it when it comes to parenting. For example, I stay off mom sites and trust the experts.
An advice column by Elizabeth James and Nick Parker, the Mom and Dad in The Parent Trap (the 1998 remake, starring Lindsay Lohan).
“Before you do anything with your child, stop and ask yourself, ‘Did I read the online advice first?’”
Obviously, letting screens raise children is bad, but considering most of us moms are expected to do all the things, getting a little peace isn’t the worst thing in the world.
It can be hard to do so as a parent, but ultimately, helping kids gain independence is the best gift you can give your kids to enable their success.
Dear Pre-Baby Me, Here are a few things you swear you’ll never do as a parent: You will never co-sleep with your baby. You will never let your baby eat sugar or processed foods or anything that contains ingredients that sound like they might have come from a lab. You will never leave your baby to […]
I’m so excited to kick off my new Ask Lola column because I am just brimming with sarcasm and assholery, and what better way to express it than to offer shitty advice to people with real problems? I received so many awesome problem submissions that it was impossible for me to pick just one, […]
The interwebs is an amazing place. It has completely redefined how we communicate. It has transformed the way the news works and has made everyday people producers and transmitters of knowledge. And it has blessed us with YouTube videos of cats doing cat shit and people also doing cat shit and parrots singing metal music […]