We live in a society that has actively ignored that we are primates. This makes parenting so much harder, especially as our children hit the toddler years.
Here is a summary of what Evolutionary Parenting stands for. In short, it’s the idea that the way in which we as humans (and other mammals) have parented over hundreds of thousands of years (i.e., the way we’ve EVOLVED to parent) is intricately related to the well-being of our children.
Yesterday I came across this article written by a father against breastfeeding. And I got angry because it was just so, so wrong.