Posts Tagged ‘child-rearing’

Mothers need to be there for their babies

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

When a New York, Jewish psychoanalyst who is, predictably, a political liberal, has her book shunned by the mainstream media, there has to be something very wrong with it. And you can see what the problem is just by reading the title: Being There: Why Prioritizing Motherhood in the First Three Years Matters. That the author, Read more

Disciplining children: sometimes you have to go home

Friday, July 31st, 2015

I relearned an important lesson this week: with kids, sometimes you have to follow through on all those threatened consequences. If you keep telling them you’re going to turn the car around if they don’t behave, and never actually turn the car around when they continue to act like… well, children, they will learn that Read more

How to know if you’re over-parenting

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Last week, when talking to my fiancé’s sister-in-law about having kids, she made an interesting point: the biggest change is not necessarily that you now have a child, but all the worry that comes with it. How true does that ring?! I sometimes feel annoyed by mothers that seem to keep their baby all to Read more