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Old school advice

What is some old school advice someone has given you about raising your children or that you've heard and we now know is TERRIBLE advice?

"Just put a little alcohol in the bottle, that will help them sleep"


Asked by Lucky209 at 4:01 PM on Apr. 13, 2011 in Just for Fun

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Answers (4)
  • Oh, here's another I've heard...have a beer before your breastfeed the baby at night--baby sleeps better that way =X

    Answer by Renee3K at 4:05 PM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • If you tickle their feet as infants they'll stutter as they grow up.

    I'm trying to think of others...

    Answer by Renee3K at 4:03 PM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • My MIL was told by her OB to have alcohol every night before bed to help her sleep while she was PREGNANT! They also thought smoking was okay back then, too, when preggers.

    It is amazing that my husband is as healthy as he is!

    Answer by ImaginationMama at 4:03 PM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • whiskey as a methood of soothing teething gums

    Answer by pregoagain2010 at 4:16 PM on Apr. 13, 2011