17 Parenting Tips From Professor Utonium Of "The Powerpuff Girls"

Who said cartoons never taught us anything?

1. There’s no manual for raising kids. Don’t worry, everyone is faking it.

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2. Children can be difficult to wake up in the morning. Get creative!

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3. Eating together at least once a day is a great way to stay informed about their lives.

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4. Take lots of pictures. But not so many you can’t miss the actual memories.

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5. Childhood fears are scary and real. Always be there to fight the monsters in the dark.

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6. Being a parent is a full-time gig. Laundry and lawn mowers don’t care about gender lines.

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7. If they’re old enough to ask hard questions, they’re old enough to get honest answers.

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8. Playing dress-up is a great bonding experience.

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9. And so is watching television as a family.

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10. Always bring some kind of entertainment on road trips lest you sacrifice your sanity.

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11. But make time for yourself! All parenting and no play makes Jackie a dull boy.

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12. If your kids suffer separation anxiety, let them help you get ready to go out.

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13. It’s totally normal to feel overwhelmed sometimes. Don’t be afraid to reach out for help.

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14. But remember, all parents snap and yell sometimes.

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15. Especially when their kids try to pull bullshit.

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16. But your kids know the truth.

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17. Because you love them.

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