Cloth Diapers: Shit happens and then you scrape it.
Helicopter Parenting: Shit happens. Where? I’m on my way!
Young Dad: Shit happens. #gross.
Authoritarian Parenting. Shit happens. But not on my watch.
Nursing: Shit happens. And it’s liquidy and yellow.
Playful Parenting: Shit happens. Tickle, Tickle.
Permissive Parenting. Shit happens. Is that OK?
Cry It Out: Shit happens. Shh. They’ll get over it.
Tiger Mom: Shit happens. Now spell it!!!!
Free Range Parenting: Shit happens and my kids can handle it.
Elimination Communication: Shit happens, sometimes on my lap.
Hypnobirthing: Shit happens. Keep calm and keep breathing.
Simplicity Parenting: Shit happens and it makes for a nice playdough.
Adam Mansbach: Shit happened, so did pee, you’ve had two snacks and three drinks of water, now go the F**k to sleep!
Bill Cosby: Doody happens. Keep it clean, people.
About Brian Leaf
Brian Leaf is author of the forthcoming parenting memoir, Misadventures of a Parenting Yogi: Cloth Diapers, Cosleeping, and My (Sometimes Successful) Quest for Conscious Parenting. You can find him online at www.misadventures-of-a-yogi.com.