Parenting

Young Children Take Authoritarian Cues From Their Parents

Some people bridle at the very idea of having to bend to authority. Others, however, value following a leader and playing by the rules, a trait that researchers refer to as “authoritarianism.” Studies suggest that a person’s level of authoritarianism is correlated with various sociopolitical orientations, and they further indicate More

How Not To Name Your Baby

NPR: Six weeks ago today, I gave birth to a baby girl. Like her older sister, she spent the first few days of life without a name. You see, my husband and I wanted to get our children’s names just right, and that meant taking some time to consider the More