Modern parents are, by and large, exhausted and frustrated. We all want the best for our children and so have accepted - blindly- the advice of the experts on all childraising matters. But where has that actually got us? If you look around, you see stressed parents struggling to control their temper in the face of disrespectful, argumentative and rebellious children. We see children with few manners, and few inner boundaries trying to cope with a world far more stressful and complex than the one we were raised in. How is this an improvement on the way our parents raised us? Surely the whole point of changing methods of childraising was to improve things? Unfortunately, the vast majority of childraising books have pushed a child-centric view that elevates the child to head of the household. The consequences of this has been disastrous for parents.
In this website, I intend to challenge the more common parenting myths we have been fed and show how ineffective and even counterproductive they have proven to be. I also look at the parenting styles of our parents and show how adapting their parenting strategies provide an easy commonsense way to raise kids.
Parenting myths are everywhere you look. They sound so good - in theory. The trouble is, like communism, you run into problems when you try to put them into practice! Let's look at the worst of them. 10 Worst Parenting Myths...
Based on the evidence around us, we have to accept that modern parenting is a social experiment that has failed. It is time to say 'enough' to all the touchy-feely psychological parenting being promoted today and return to a practical, commonsense and simple approach. This will come as a huge relief to stressed, overwhelmed parents and allow kids to feel more secure as they learn that their parents really do know what they are doing! Read more at sister website, How To Raise A Child