24 Ways Our Working Mothers Had It Easier Than We Do

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Teething? Here, have some whiskey


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Moms that came beforehand not only helped themselves to a drink now and then with doctor’s permission, they also dosed their cranky kids with booze, too. When babies teethed, Moms were told to reach for the whiskey and rub it on the sore part of gums to help both mother and child sleep. Here we are, avoiding sushi and only eating our Subs nuked, while our parents were putting babies to sleep with jungle juice. Okay, maybe that’s a slight exaggeration, but come on! Have you ever heard of Mrs. Winslow’s Soothing Syrup? It was a teething product meant for little ones with two primary ingredients- alcohol and morphine.

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