Run as fast as you can from the “expert” who knows everything about your child or knows how to fix everything. Why? Your kids are unique and so are you. There are no easy answers that universally answer all our parenting questions and issues.
It seems like a couple of times a year in our house we have this routine happen. One of the kids gets a cold, and it sticks around for a few days. After a few days, our child gets a fever and no other symptoms. They don't complain of ear pain, but my wife has become the expert at being able to identify if they have an ear infection. When we call the doctor and explain that we are relatively sure they have an ear infection, they are skeptical. More often than not, my wife’s intuition is right. When it comes to your kids, the only expert they need is you.
We don't need experts, but we do need a “Q.”
If you’ve ever watched a James Bond movie, you’ll remember Q as the head of the fictional...
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