Love First: Parenting to Reduce Racism, Sexism, Homophobia, and Other Forms of Hate

Love First: Parenting to Reduce Racism, Sexism, Homophobia, and Other Forms of Hate

It is hard to parent this week. It’s hard to focus. Difficult to not check my phone for updates and news conferences. Tricky to keep from crying and being otherwise emotionally snarled. It is so hard to stay relaxed about our world and what the future may look...

Parenting Progress: Increased Self-Regulation Can Still Look “Inappropriate”

My near eight-year-old has been raised in an emotionally supportive, non-punitive home. He has never been spanked, put in time-out, or given arbitrary consequences. His dad and I infrequently raise our voices in anger, and have always apologized when we do. High value...