Parenting

Should parents prioritize extreme safety or thoughtfully push their kids toward independence and self-reliance?

"Whatever one thinks of the prudence of the lockdowns as a means for containing the virus, they inadvertently doubled as an extreme experiment in what happens to children when they are over-sheltered and over-protected from the outward journeys of daily life. Yet, to a lesser degree, that experiment was already well underway before the pandemic ever began." - Acton

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Pew research: More fathers satisfied with time spent with their kids in pandemic

"46% of fathers reported spending “the right amount” of time with their kids. This marks a 10-percentage-point increase from 2017.... 48% of fathers surveyed last October said they spend 'too little' time with their kids. That figure is down significantly from 63% in 2017." - CPost

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