A piece is making the rounds claiming that sleep training is a feminist issue. I think it is too, just not the way the original author believes.
I was disheartened because her statement about being “overly-educated” implies that somehow being educated and being a stay-at-home parent is incompatible. I don’t know how much she herself feels that, but I know it’s a common view in our society.
A "breastfeeding contract" in BC has hit the news, claiming it shames mothers and increases anxiety. Is it a fair assessment of an information tool?
Today I've had enough. I've had enough of the rampant stupidity that permeates popular parenting advice and the asinine conclusions about responsive parenting. So here's what I REALLY think.
Parents offer their own words of wisdom to parents everywhere who are entering parenthood and may need a bit of reassurance from those who have been there!
Some musings on the lesson that I have been forced to learn in the last two years. Pain in this world can be overwhelming and we can feel helpless in the face of it, but we are never truly helpless.
Are you often told that your child doesn't "need" things like being held, breastfeeding, or co-sleeping? Do you find the implication to be that we are somehow harming our children? What if we looked at it differently?
Are married parents better parents as the Alpha Parent suggests? Or is this a case of some of our other well-known statistical problems...