Is anyone else getting stressed out about parenting articles or the latest click bait stories on the subject?
Oh that thing your doctor told you to do or that your parents did with you? Yeah, well it's probably increasing your child's odds of something terrible like underdeveloped molars or a love of country music.
There's a TED talk by Jennifer Senior, who wrote the book: All the Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenting who has a great perspective on this occurrence. Essentially, many of us parents are stressing ourselves out. I think it makes a lot of sense and she has some ideas on how to keep calm
Of course evidenced-based information is good, but include we can also include own experience in the assessment of what's best and remember that it's all a work in progress and be vigorous in reading beyond headlines about parenting claims.