Just Parent

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Love this NYT article, Just Parent, No Philosophy by Harley Rotbart, a pediatrician with three decades of experience under his belt.  He writes,

“I’ve seen a lot of philosophies on being a parent come and go. From baby doctors to baby whisperers, child psychologists to first ladies, tiger moms to moms bringing up bébé to moms forcing their 7-year-old daughters onto Weight Watchers. Even more telling are the controversies each new approach generates. Every time, skeptics and critics declare war on adherents and advocates. The 17th-century nobleman and poet John Wilmot said: “Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children. Now I have six children and no theories.” After more than 30 years in practice, I feel the same way…”

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