Whenever I feel frustrated with fatherhood, I hit the pause button, and then rewind to see how I could change my children’s future.
Many a hardcore parenting style sounds really, really good in theory. But then again, in theory, communism also sounds pretty awesome.
Grandparents slow down time for today’s kids who are often overscheduled, under pressure, and stressed out.
This is a good time to be alive. And, as far as I can tell, probably the best time ever to be a parent in the United States.
By outright avoiding the challenges of failure and embarrassment now is screwing up our children and filling the world with more and more adults too fragile to exist in a world that won’t kiss their every boo-boo and polish over their errors.
“How to Raise an Adult,” the new book by Julie Lythcott-Haims, teaches you to avoid raising a child devoid of the basic life skills because of your being overprotective.