21 'Walking Dead' Lessons for Surviving Parenting -- or a Zombie Apocalypse

Seth Gilliam as Father Gabriel, Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes, Melissa McBride as Carol Peletier and Chandler Riggs as Carl Grimes

What else is there to say about the The Walking Dead? The AMC megahit keeps us on our toes, makes us sob when a beloved character dies, and teaches us how to stay alive should a zombie apocalypse ever become a reality. (Tip: Noise attracts walkers, so exercising the second amendment might not be the way to go.) And do you know what else The Walking Dead teaches us? How to survive being a parent.


With seven seasons down (and counting), there are a number of takeaways in the parenting department that we can apply to our own lives. Who cares if the characters who inspired these "The More You Know" moments had no idea they were doing so?

After all, those who are still alive kinda need to worry about not being bitten, killed by a rival group, or eaten entirely. 

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So to celebrate all things The Walking Dead, here are some memorable parenting-related tidbits that might help you on your journey.


Image via Gene Page/AMC

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