This video interesting in the way it describes a third way for parenting technique that is neither authoritarian nor permissive/neglectful. The thesis being tested is that it is possible to be a parent without violation the NAP, and without positing special exceptions to allow for behavior that would not be acceptable in other circumstances.Read more »
British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife mistakenly left their eight-year-old daughter behind following lunch at a country pub recently.“The PM and wife Samantha were distraught when they realised Nancy wasn’t with them,” his office confirmed in a statement, according to British media.
“Thankfully when they phoned the pub, she was there safe and well.
“The PM went down straight away to get her.”Read more »
Only in New Jersey, oh wait, no, more like of course this man should have gotten ticketed! NOW BOW!Read more »
If you really want to address racism then we need to address two issues, the drug war and the fact that 3 of every 4 black babies is born to an unwed mother. The war on drugs is disproportionately applied to blacks, and once a person has a criminal record you can “legally” discriminate against them.Read more »
Michigan senate approves Caylee's law, which would make it a felony to not report your child missing if they are unaccounted for for more than 24 hours.Read more »
A family in Williamson County, Austin have lost custody of their 7-year-old son as part of a Child Protective Services investigation because the parents taught their children to mistrust the government, an action that deemed them to be “unsuitable parents,” according to charges leveled by police officers in CPS documents.Read more »
...the 2- to 4-year-olds who were spanked scored 5 points lower on the IQ test than those not spanked. For children ages 5 to 9, the spanked ones scored on average 2.8 points lower than their unspanked counterparts.
The results, he said, were statistically significant. And they held even after accounting for parental education, income, cognitive stimulation by parents and other factors that could affect children's mental abilities.Read more »
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