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Why your child looks at you like you’re an alien

September 12, 2012

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Welcome to this week’s instalment of WTF Wednesday, where it’s Christmas all year round, but Santa’s on leave, so don’t get all excited. This week’s question was asked in person with a request for anonymity.  Personally, I think the bag over her head was a bit dramatic, but I don’t judge. Although it did kind […]

How to decide whether to tell your parents you’re going through puberty

September 5, 2012

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Well, hi there, and welcome to this week’s instalment of WTF Wednesday, where the advice is free but the cost of following it is enormous. As many of you know, every Wednesday we take a break from the regular bloggishness and do an online advice spoof (sorry if you thought it was real all this […]

Learn to guilt trip your kids like the masters

August 28, 2012

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    Welcome to this week’s instalment of WTF Wednesday, where we answer the questions the other guys won’t touch. That is probably why they have big sponsorship deals and guest appearances on Oprah and I’m still working my day job and wearing last week’s underwear. I’m starting to rethink my business model. It was […]

Why your kids will french kiss the dog but not share a water bottle.

August 22, 2012

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Welcome to this week’s instalment of WTF Wednesday, where we have all the answers…as long as we have access to Google. Well, also, we’ll need the Internet parental controls turned off. Oh, and leave the password so we can delete the Web browsing history when we’re done. Today, for the first time here at Advice […]

Exhibitionist potty training: the pros and cons

August 15, 2012

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Welcome to this week’s instalment of WTF Wednesday, where we answer the questions you always wanted to ask a real expert but didn’t because they had no anonymous option. Today’s question comes via Twitter and was submitted by Brandon, A.K.A @therookiedad. He also blogs over at The Rookie Dad. He asks: Dear Barmy, When potty […]

Parenting advice: 18 things Google thinks I know

August 8, 2012

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Welcome to this week’s instalment of WTF Wednesday, where we treat others as we wish to be treated ourselves: we never ask others what they were doing last night between 11:00 p.m. and roughly 2:00 a.m. I’m still travelling in a land far, far away this week. My Internet access consists of a rock on […]