Category Archives: Parenting Theories

Co-Sleeping: How Far Would You Take It?

There’s been a lot of debate surrounding co-sleeping for, I don’t know, the last decade or so? If you want to see some of the highlights, try Dr. Sears for the pro-co-sleeping arguments. If you want anti-co-sleeping arguments, there are … Continue reading

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Why Are Parents So Miserable?

Holly at Parenting.com interviewed Adam Mansbach, the author of Go the F*k to Sleep. Read the interview here. Interesting, right? “My partner is Swedish, and though she loved the book, at first the Swedish community didn’t get it at all. … Continue reading

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Exploitation vs. Sharing: Where’s the Line?

Here’s a question for you, dear readers: What is the difference between mommy blogger and stage mom? (Stage mom meaning mom who lives vicariously through her child’s fame, not mom of a child involved in theater, acting, etc. or allows … Continue reading

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How to Talk to Children, Not Just Girls

Lisa Bloom’s spot-on “How to Talk to Girls” has been making the rounds on the blogosphere to great acclaim. If you haven’t read it yet, please do so! Thanks to this article, I have consciously changed how I talk to … Continue reading

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Censorship: Whose Responsibility Is It, Anyway?

Last night 60 Minutes replayed Anderson Cooper’s interview with Eminem from 2010. The interview is¬†fascinating, so if you haven’t watched it yet, definitely check it out! It’s all over YouTube, so it’s easy to find. At one point Cooper asks … Continue reading

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My Kid the Genius

I had lunch yesterday with a few colleagues, and somehow we got on the topic of children. I dread this topic. Other parents have only one goal in this conversation: To figure out how your child stacks up against theirs. … Continue reading

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Free Range Parenting: Does the Leiby Killing Change Anything?

I know a lot of parents who are really into the Free Range Parenting movement (see the web site here). I know just as many who are all about Attachment Parenting. Advocates of both sides (I know they are not … Continue reading

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