TikTok Mom Faces Criticism For Letting 3-Year-Old Cook Dinner

Everyone has their own way of parenting. What works for one family might not be best for another. TikTok user @lauralove5514 learned the hard way that sometimes sharing your parenting methods online is an open invitation for all kinds of people to comment on them.

The now-viral video of her three-year-old cooking dinner has started a discussion online about how much responsibility a toddler can be trusted with.

Kids In The Kitchen Is Not A New Idea

In many cultures, children helping out in the kitchen is not a new concept.

Small boy in red chefs coat and black hat holding flaming sauté pan over stove.
Photo Credit: Majdi Fathi/NurPhoto via Getty Images
Photo Credit: Majdi Fathi/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Learning how to cook and prepare food is viewed as a part of growing up in a family.