This week Avrum and Lorna discuss parenting and anxiety in our child-centered culture.
- My father was not reading parenting books!
- There’s some stuff going on in the world of parenting that doesn’t match up with nature at all.
- If a child is programmed to expect and is dependent upon a very intense parent/child relationship…when it comes time to function on their own it’s much harder for them.
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