I swear they are like avocados. Via thedecentmother
MIL pissed that we got 18 month old a flu shot...
She was so mad that we got our son a flu shot, saying “it causes autism!” And “you guys don’t even travel!” Like I’m sorry lady, but what medical school did you go to? If there’s something I can do to prevent my son from being sick or dying I’m gonna do it. 🙃
Observational studies have shown that sibling conflict may happen up to *eight times an hour*. But just because rivalry is to be expected does not mean there aren’t ways to mitigate it. In this week's newsletter, jessgrosewrites shares these suggestions to contain your kids' fighting (even if you can't stop it): 🤔 Figure out what sets them off. 🤝 Help them learn to resolve conflict. 🤩 Praise them in public and punish them in private. 🎉 Try to find moments where everyone can come together. And a Covid-specific note: Make sure they run around, outside or in the house. Tap the link in bio to read the full newsletter and subscribe! 🎨: joooheeeyooon for The New York Times.
Kids these days will never know the agony of calling into the radio station to win backstage passes only to hear a busy tone and realize your dream of being in the green room, making the band laugh and having the lead singer fall madly in love with you were shattered.
We’ve heard of the peace that is felt when your child rests their head on you—but have you ever tried the opposite? Resting your head on your child brings a completely different type of serenity. Try it out, you won’t be disappointed.
My kid was playing with a toy laptop. I said, "Who are you emailing?" She responded, "I'm not actually. I'm not doing anything. Just staring at a blank screen." So I think she's ready for the working world.