Winona Ryder as Joyce in Season 1 of 'Stranger Things.'

13 Parenting Lessons From Stranger Things. Because Children Are Demons.

Sure, it’s a show about monsters and psychic powers, but you can learn a thing or two about parenting as well


Stranger Things is a show about a group of kids battling the (mostly) unseen forces of evil. For the most part, their parents remain blissfully ignorant of their perils, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t parenting lessons from Stranger Things!

#1. Learn how to communicate with your kid

Your kid won’t always use words to tell you what’s going on. Seemingly casual comments, body language, or a complex system of Christmas lights operated through inter-dimensional physics can provide clues about what’s up.