50 Terrible Advice for Parents that your grandma thought were true

Lock your toddler in the bathroom for 30 minutes


If your toddler misbehaves, the best thing to do, according to the book “To spank or not to spank” (1994), is to lock the kid in the bathroom for at least 30 minutes or until he stops crying or shouting.

Give your newborn liver soup


People in the past were obsessed with the importance of iron, so much that in a book in 1935, it was advised that newborns needed to drink liver soup to ensure they would get sufficient iron.