Graphic: Elena Scotti (Photos: Getty Images, Shutterstock) There are many words one could choose to describe this shit show of a year (oh look, I just chose a couple), but I’m sure we can all agree that it was… weird. Just epically strange and bizarre. As I reflect back on some of the parenting hacks I wrote this year, I realized they, too, were—at times—weird. But I stand by every single one of these because weird times call for even weirder solutions—and if you didn’t drop ice cream onto your children from a second story window, did you even really live this year?