Every parent’s been there: Your baby is crying, and the cashier at Target says it’s time for a feeding. You change a diaper in front of your mother-in-law, she immediately offers up her “better, faster” method. Your boss overhears you complaining about how your toddler will only eat mac and cheese, he butts in with his no-fail strategy for raising a veggie-lover. Only problem? You never asked for their input.
So how do you respond to these unsolicited advisors, without putting your relationship in jeopardy? Use this flowchart to find your best course of action.