Browsing All posts tagged under »children«

We’ll love you unconditionally if you just give us these four things

January 31, 2012


Welcome to this week’s installment of WTF Wednesday, where our advice is made with 100% real ingredients in mind. Today’s question comes to us via the magic of Google’s Let’s Track Every Move People Make On The Internet program. Earlier this week a thoughtful child found I’ve Become My Parents by typing this question into […]

A no-fail way to cope when your child won’t shut up at the movies

January 17, 2012


Welcome to this week’s installment of WTF Wednesday, where the quality of our answers is matched only by the inverse of the quality of your questions. This week’s question comes from Julia Warrender, owner of Life With a Parasite and tweeting as @jwarrender, who writes: Dear IBMP, When you learn your child is one of […]

Five benefits to keeping your child on a leash.

January 11, 2012


Welcome to another edition of WTF Wednesday where we give really good Bad advice. This week’s question comes from Matthew Peregoy, a.k.a, @realmattdaddy,  proud owner of  The Real Matt Daddy blog, who writes: Dear IBMP, Do you think that it’s okay to use a toddler backpack leash thingy? Matt, like all useless information, the answer […]

How to potty train your child in time for Senior Prom

January 4, 2012


Welcome to another instalment of WTF Wednesday where you provide the questions and I provide other stuff. Today’s question comes to us from nevercontrary who writes: Dear IBMP, I am about to start potty training my daughter. Any tips, advice, or suggestions? Nevercontrary, it’s interesting that you’re looking for ways to get your child to use […]

Why dog ownership is good preparation for having children

December 28, 2011


Welcome to this week’s instalment of WTF Wednesday where I don’t need to be an expert; I just need to know more than you. This week’s question comes from a good friend who writes: Dear IBMP, Is getting a dog good preparation for having kids? Yes, of course getting a dog is good preparation for […]

The evolution of embarrassment: why parents embarrass their children

December 14, 2011


  Welcome to this week’s WTF Wednesday where you ask questions and I don’t. Today’s question comes anonymously through the magic of the internet. Dear IBMP, Why do parents embarrass their children? We recently answered a question about why children feel the need to embarrass their parents. It seems it’s time to tackle the other […]