Parenting “differently” for different results

Zoe & Zaina 9-12

You know, whenever attachment parenting gets into the mainstream media – as happened quite a bit this summer thanks to the controversial Time magazine breastfeeding cover – there are always critics who say “That level of intense parenting is not necessary. My parents let me cry it out and didn’t hug me all the time, and I survived just fine. You’re spoiling those babies and kids.” But then I look at articles like this one in the NYT, which notes that there are strong links … [Read more...]