• Today’s Parenting News

    Radical Unschoolers Want Education Soaked Up–Babies Want Oatmeal Soaked In

    By New York Family

    A home-schooling mother takes a look at “Radical Unschoolers” who believe “education is best soaked up, not crammed in” and let their children learn through inspiration and enthusiasm rather than workbooks and classrooms. (theatlantic.com)

    The author of Our Fathers, Ourselves: Daughters, Fathers, and the Changing American Family, believes that parents who act as ever-present playmates for their children may actually be damaging their kids. Dr. Drexler suggests planning both structured and unstructured alone time for little ones. (Psychology Today)

    With the end of summer on the brink of arriving, this list of activities will soften the blow of school starting again. (The Chronicle of Higher Education)

    Avoid toxic baby bath soaps and use homemade recipes instead, like this oatmeal baby bath! (Rookiemoms)

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