Our resident pediatrician, Dr. Adesman, on the Parenting Community posted this interesting article I wanted to share with you.
I just read an interesting column on parenting in Newsweek by Julia Baird entitled "Lowering the Bar: When bad mothers give us hope". (http://www.newsweek.com/id/237526
The column raises the question of whether modern-day parents are expecting too much from -- and giving too much of -- themselves. Julia Baird writes: "Today, women no longer need to escape their families to work or be happy -- now they need to escape their own unrealistic expectations of what a good mother is". She continues: "Oddly, the more involved we are, the more guilty we have become".
For the rest of the article click on the parenting link above. Happy Friday Ladies!View Thread
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I know just what you mean about this being the local hang out, and it should feel like that, and it's comfortable and at times that is exactly when we let our guard down, and ladies I really do understand about that button being right in your face. But take it as a good reminder, that it can and could always have been taken and posted anywhere and you need to be careful with info on here, personal info. So yes, create a name that someone you don't want to won't recognize. In the mean time I am sending in the feedback. So bring it on. Oh heck who could stop ya!? Teasing!! View Thread
Well I checked myself and yes there are FB and Twitter buttons in there as well, but I have sent in a note and a request that these buttons get taken down from those deemed private! Stay tuned I'll see what happens. View Thread
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