Browsing All posts tagged under »bad advice«

Should you let your child read your old diaries?

October 9, 2012


Welcome to this week’s instalment of WTF Wednesday, where the whole is always greater than the sum of its parts, but we’re pretty sure it’s because the Americans are using Imperial and everyone else is using metric. This week’s question came via Google. Like so many parenting questions, the answer really depends on your parenting […]

How to tell your parents you would rather watch Glee than play Grand Theft Auto

October 2, 2012


Welcome to this week’s instalment of WTF Wednesday, where our dog years are worth 8 people years. This week, we had a question from a kid who’s struggling with an issue we’ve all dealt with at one point or another: How do you decide what to share about yourself to your parents? We all face […]

A year’s worth of advice in 52 bite-sized pieces

September 25, 2012


Welcome to this week’s special edition of WTF Wednesday, where we went to great lengths to appear smarter than you, then we got lost and have no idea how to get back, so if you have any suggestions, let us know. I was thinking that, after just about a year of doing these WTF Wednesdays, […]

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

September 12, 2012


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 […]

Exhibitionist potty training: the pros and cons

August 15, 2012


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 […]

Six important considerations before deciding to have children

August 1, 2012


Welcome to this week’s instalment of WTF Wednesday where we have way more answers than there are questions. This week I’m traveling in a land far, far away and access to the internet is spotty at best. When I do have access, the bandwidth is, well, not very wide. So I’ve decided to recycle a […]