Tag: unsolicited advice

We Took Our 18-Month-Old to the Movies!

We Took Our 18-Month-Old to the Movies!
People love giving warnings. We have been warned, since becoming parents, that almost everything we think might be fun is a bad idea with a baby or toddler. We were warned not to take him to a convention in Atlanta. We were warned against flying with him at three months. We were warned against taking... Read more »

"I Get It Now." Where Unsolicited Advice Comes From

"I Get It Now." Where Unsolicited Advice Comes From
In the “Just Wait” article, I described the infuriating phenomenon that is unsolicited advice. I was puzzled, both as a pregnant woman and then as a new mom, about why SO MANY WOMEN continued to pelt me with information I didn’t ask for. Some of it turned out to be useful, but sorting it all... Read more »

Just Wait

Just Wait
The best heads up I received after we announced to the world that we were pregnant was from my friend, Jane. We were on the El, the green line, riding to our annual New Year’s Day brunch at Weber Grill. She said something to the effect of, “Lots of people are going to have advice... Read more »
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