My friend Gwen was taking a stroll, her sleeping 1-year-old daughter Lola pressed to her chest in a baby sling. It was a lovely day, the nicest so far in a too-late spring, and Gwen was thrilled to be out of the house. A Friendly Stranger rolled up...Is there anything your average parent wants less than unsolicited advice?
My mother-in-law did a fine job raising her sons and I admire her for that. However, the woman considers herself an expert on everything, especially if it's child-related. She freely offers her advice and criticism whether I have asked for it or not....