I was instructed to come up with one parenting hack that I would like to summarily dismiss in honour of Rejection Week here at Lifehacker. The first one that came to mind feels like such obviously useless advice that I almost skipped over it.
Tagged With sleep training
I used to do the ninja escape. Sitting on the glider in my baby's room, I'd nurse her until her eyelids slowly shut, and then I'd carefully, carefully place the time-bomb of a child into her crib and creep out the door. I'd exhale in relief and give my husband a silent high five, holding onto the universal parenting mantra: "Whatever works."