If you’ve ever watched 7 Little Johnstons, you know that Amber and Trent Johnston are not your typical parents. The Little couple share five kids, ranging from teenagers to young adults, with the same genetic condition. But their parenting skills are not admired by everyone who watches their show. Amber recently gave a parenting workshop, sharing her advice and insights on raising kids with dwarfism. However, this workshop sparked a lot of controversy among fans who accused her of being dictatorial, unfair, and hypocritical in her parenting decisions and behaviors. Continue reading to discover why Amber Johnston’s parenting course drew such harsh feedback and how she handled it.
7 Little Johnstons: Amber Johnston’s Parenting Workshop- A Hit Or A Miss!
Amber Johnston is no stranger to giving parenting advice. Moreover, as a mother of five kids struggling with dwarfism, the star has faced many hardships and learned many life lessons. For 13 seasons straight, the star has chronicled her family stories in TLC’s hit show. Recently, Amber Johnston decided to share her parenting wisdom with a broader audience. The matriarch of 7 Little Johnstons gave a parenting workshop at the Little People of America National Conference in Texas, where she and her family attended as guests. The workshop was titled “Point of View: Lived Experience” and covered life modifications, parenting, advocating, and mental health. Amber Johnston called it a “family ran workshop” and invited her followers to watch it online via a QR code.
However, not everyone was impressed by Amber Johnston’s parenting workshop. Her decision to give parenting advice perplexed and offended many fans, especially after watching the recent season finale. In the episode, Amber and Trent Johnston clashed with their daughter Elizabeth over her plans to move in with her boyfriend, Brice. The parents disapproved of living with someone before marrying or finishing her master’s degree. They also criticized her for being too involved in their kids’ lives. The fans questioned her credentials and mocked Amber Johnston’s workshop flyer for its poor design and grammar. On Reddit, fans shared the Instagram Story and commented on her role. Consequently, the viewers made fun of the font choice and “ran” instead of “run.” One fan said: “Besides proofreading, they should have rethought that font.”
7 Little Johnstons: Fans Blasted Trent & Amber For Interfering On Kid’s Private Life!
Trent and Amber Johnston’s parenting approach has always been the source of much discussion. Fans have criticized the leads of 7 Little Johnstons for being excessively controlling in their parenting decisions and tactics. They are under fire again for crossing the line with their son Alex and his girlfriend, Allie. The parents also advised him to take his relationship to the next level, including kissing Allie.
On the other hand, fans were unimpressed by Trent and Amber’s pressure on Alex, especially because Allie was not yet ready for a kiss. They called them “weird,” “creepy,” and “inappropriate” for pushing Alex to kiss his girlfriend. Some fans even accused Trent and Amber of being obsessed with their kids’ love lives. Keep checking TV Season & Spoilers for all more updates on the topic.