This Mom With A Ph.D. Shares ‘Crazy’ Parenting Tips She Lives By

It seems like every parent and non-parent on the internet is a childcare expert who’s quick to criticize, but a TikTok mom named Kristyn actually has some credentials behind her claims.

Dr. Kristyn Sommer is mom to a “tiny adventurer” and she has a Ph.D. in child development. She is taking to the internet to help other parents cope with raising kids.

Don’t Worry About Food

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Photo Credit: @drkristynsommer / TikTok
Photo Credit: @drkristynsommer / TikTok

This is a big one for parents.

Kristyn writes, “I don’t worry about how much she is eating. I don’t panic that she’s hasn’t eaten enough today.” It’s so easy to get caught up in your kid’s eating habits, but taking a more hands-off approach can pay off in the long run.