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Parents of Teenagers Know Why Animals Eat Their Young

February 10, 2013


Dispensing words of wisdom on a blog is ridiculously easy compared to dispensing the same sentiments to a teenager. Indeed, an entire industry has grown up to help do just that. Listening to school counselors talk about drugs, alcohol and STDs I’m amazed that more than a small percentage of teenagers survive to graduation. There are […]

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The Limits Of Passionate Parenting

October 4, 2012


Philip Larkin’s poem below sums up the prevailing view that parents are the most important influence on children, and that they have it in their power to produce either intelligent, well-adjusted young adults or below average social misfits. Because most parents believe that their actions can significantly affect their children’s beliefs, morals, actions, health, IQ, future […]

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