50 Terrible Advice for Parents that your grandma thought were true

No lefties

momjunction

Up until the 1920s, parents believed that if they had a left-handed kid, they should train him to write with his right hand, even if they had to use braces to do it! Insane!

No Radio for you

gawker

In the 1940s, when the radio was a huge thing and everyone listened to it, pregnant women were advised not to listen to the radio because it could “excite” them.