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

Give Them Some Independence

Kids thrive in an environment where they can learn to do things on their own.

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Photo Credit: @drkristynsommer / TikTok

Kristyn explains that she trusts her children with a bit more independence than is typical for kids of their age. That means she doesn’t have a baby gate on the stairs, and her one-year-old daughter sits in a normal chair that she can climb in and out of instead of a high chair.