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Alec Baldwin offers parenting advice

Whilst his most famous parenting moment involved an angry answering message, Alec Baldwin has decided to write a parenting guidebook. The actor, whose irate message to teenage daughter Ireland was leaked online in 2007, insists he’s the perfect person to pen a modern look at parenting. Alec fears that modern mums and dads have stopped parenting, saying “We’re at an awful place right now in terms of parenting. People are raising their children with the belief that we need to be friends with our children. Kids have too much power and call too many of the shots, telling their parents what they will and won’t do.” And Alec blames the economy and other social issues for making parents go soft. “People are working hard to make money and manage their feelings about what the country’s going through. We live in stressful times. People come home, walk up the driveway, put the key in the door, and they can’t do another hard job. Parenting your children effectively is a tough job.”

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