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23 Things Our Parents Did That We Could Never Do Today

23 Things Our Parents Did That We Could Never Do Today | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
From dangerous teething solutions to questionable carseats, these pieces of bad parenting advice from a few decades ago would horrify today's moms and dads.
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I AM A SURVIVOR of just about all these things. Though I never heard of bathing in oil (that sounds too adult) or the corn syrup; the bourbon while teething was actually quite enjoyable (if you learned to work it, the parents just slapped more on your gums).

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Oh hell yes, I survived – my father smoking 4 ½ packs a DAY, no seat belts, drinking from the hose, broken playground equipment, getting hit in the head by sister holy water for an ”alleged” infraction (a Catholic thing) – and more. Somehow we - the population - not only survived, but grew by millions!

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Today life is better, safer. The experts tell us that.

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They’re full of it. It used to be way more fun.

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Churn human to Borg.

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Parents asked to help their 4-year-olds choose their gender

Parents asked to help their 4-year-olds choose their gender | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
“Please support your child to choose the gender they most identify with."
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help your 4 year old choose gender? they're kidding - right?

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