Parents have microscopic attention spans. Apparently. It’s why every parenting article published today is in the form of a list. Lists of things parents think/ do/ say/ like/ should do/ should buy/ shouldn’t do/ shouldn’t think…… Like “7 ways to unleash your child’s play-doh creativity” and “12 things you should never say to a parent of a very hairy child.”
Reading full stories with a beginning, middle and end is too much. Paragraphs hurt the brain. Make everything simple please. Lists only. Big words, no. Where coffee?
So, like a total hypocrite, here’s my list of “parenting lists” we don’t need to have listed anymore: