Vaccination is a sensitive topic on the parenting scene. Anti-vaxxers have a very loud voice and big agenda when it comes to arguing against vaccines. Although the science is clear, anti-vaxxers have spread fear and beat their drum the loudest. Despite the fact that the CDC has … [Read more...] about Why Wealthy White People Don’t Vaccinate Their Kids
When I look back on how BOTTLESOUP began, I can't believe how much has changed. BOTTLESOUP has been up and running since July 2013. It's been nearly 2.5 years! In 2016, we're going to have an even better year. But 2015 was full of promise, and as we end the year it's … [Read more...] about BOTTLESOUP’s Most Popular Posts of 2015
How do we deal with kids and terrorism?“There is no activity for which young children are better prepared than fantasy play. Nothing is more dependable and risk-free, and the dangers are only pretend,” ‘The Importance of Imaginary Play’, 2004, Vivian Gussin Paley.As the … [Read more...] about Kids and Terrorism: Is Fear Raising Our Kids?
As parents or caregivers of small children, we're all very concerned with the safety and well being of our littles. Car seat safety is a hot button issue for a lot of parents and caregivers. Recently, several states have changed their car seat laws in the interest of increasing … [Read more...] about How to Politely Talk About Car Seat Safety
There's a lot of debate in the parenting community about Santa. On social media, a plea has been circulating about the gifts Santa gives to children. The anonymous Facebook post reads:“Not all parents have a ton of cash to spend on making their kids [sic] Christmas special, … [Read more...] about Why I’m Telling My Kids the Truth About Santa (It’s Not What You Think)