If You’re One of These Toxic Parent Stereotypes, You’re Part of The Problem

That’s right, I’m coming out of the gate hot on this one. I’m doing this, because I really wish that this wasn’t an issue. By the way, I’m not talking about anything having to do with kids; no, I’m talking about parental isolation. Fear of judgment. Exacerbated Postpartum Depression. Y’know, things like that. It’s a problem, and if my time working with different moms has taught me anything, it’s that there’s a (small, but rather loud) subset of people who like to hang out at parks, grocery stores, and on the internet, reminding mothers everywhere that they’re being watched and judged for everything they do.

The Sanctimommy

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The Drill Sergeant

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3. The One — Upper

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4. The Boot

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Activist, humor writer, parent advocate. Lots of things. Website: theariannabradford.com

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