Parents. We all have some. Some of us are actual parents Sometimes parents are amazing. Sometimes? Not so much. But a lot of parents (amazing or not) do a lot of weird things. So, that’s what we’re looking at the strange things parents do.
- Calling your baby partner Mommy or Daddy or Mom or Pops or whatever.
- Talking about poop and asking if they have to go to the bathroom.
- Early bedtimes . In Spain they get to stay up til 10 because families want to interact.
- Spelling out words
- Driving the SUV
- Lying that you have allergies – often to pets, sometimes to people.
- Baby talk
- Throwing kids into the water to learn how to swim.
- Write poems for the water at the restaurant.
- Mr. Tree – One dad would pretend the tree was pontificating about the tree farm.
- Fancy pants – Some parents only use wine glasses to drink everything.
- Going back to work right after you have a baby. In Belgium you get four months. Austria? Until they are two.
- Baby walkers – Canadians have banned them.
- Lifting up your child to smell their butt.
- Covering their eyes when scary or sexy things happen on videos.
- Trying their food before they try their food. And cutting it up into itty bitty pieces.
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