Tag Archives: disruptions to natural parenting

Things that make you go, “D’OH!” (#1 Suspect)

Originally posted on "A Beautiful Place of the World":
This is a new theme I am going to revisit on occasion, focusing on some of the things we parents do (and maybe even get tricked into doing) that…

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Spoil the Rod, Spare the Child *

Originally posted on "A Beautiful Place of the World":
I feel a little funny posting about this — like, “surely everyone has figured this out” — but I have seen a number of posts on other peoples’ blogs, lately,…

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Time-Outs Aren’t Worth Your Time *

Originally posted on "A Beautiful Place of the World":
I’ve noticed in several different places on the internet in the last couple of weeks various writers, parenting experts, and parents, discussing the proper use of time-outs. And I…

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Cockeyed Behaviorist Dogma Continues to Lose to Neuro-Science and Cro-Mags *

Originally posted on "A Beautiful Place of the World":
Last week on Facebook (yeah, that’s right, *FB*), there was an article circulated through my network of friends and colleagues, entitled “Science shows up Supernanny: A mental health expert…

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Choose Your Own Adventure Parenting

I almost wrote a post about it last summer, when I read the New York Magazine article, All Joy and No Fun by Jennifer Senior, but I didn’t. I was already writing something else, and then something else, and then something … Continue reading

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Things that make you go, “D’OH!” (The Sell-Out)

No, I’m not talking about the latest glitz-pop album from that used-to-be underground band you loved in college. And I’m not talking about renting your kids out to a slew of commercial producers either. No, this episode of “Things that … Continue reading

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Parent-Centered Parenting

The other day, I cut and posted an article that I’d gotten hold of from some fellow parent-bloggers in India. It was discussing research into four different styles of parenting. One of the comments I got back really struck a … Continue reading

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