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The Exacting, Exhausting Expectations of Parenting Today

If the expectation is for moms to breastfeed exclusively, make their own baby food and always be playing with, reading to, or watching their kids, something is wrong. Not with those activities, with the expectation. Discuss! (Here, at Let Grow.) . . Photo from Unsplash by Oleg Sergeichik@kpebedko_o.

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The Annual Worst Helicopter Parenting Moments List!

School kids forbidden to touch snow, college students forbidden to hike in the woods, a mom investigated for letting her 8-year-old walk the dog — check out the Top 10 Worsts of 2018 — and the one SHINING LIGHT over at Let Grow! (While they can’t roam outside, Penn State college students in the “Outing […]

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