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Choose Your Own Adventure Parenting pt III

Welcome to the third and final (?!) portion of this post considering Jennifer Senior’s article in last summer’s New York Magazine, All Joy and No Fun (Why Parents Hate Parenting), which describes modern parenting as almost if not totally lacking in … Continue reading

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Choose Your Own Adventure Parenting pt II

I began this odyssey with the simple assertion that Jennifer Senior’s article, All Joy and No Fun, in last summer’s New York Magazine casts a wan pallor over the nature of parenting, and moreover, that Senior’s un-fun version, although not the only … Continue reading

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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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Parentisms: Children are not Football Teams

Goal obsession, competition,  performance pressure, roaring praise, penalties, and time-outs… No, these aren’t the key words for a Google search on professional football. These are methods commonly espoused by “parenting experts” for raising our children. In Western society, at least, we … Continue reading

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