Why Are Researchers Still Obsessed with Proving that Good Fathers are Good for Kids?

By John Hoffman So, yet another study has found that father involvement is beneficial for babies. This particular one found that toddlers whose fathers had been more engaged and sensitive scored higher on a sort of toddler IQ test called the Bayley Scales of Infant Development. My reaction: So what? Tell me something I don’t … More Why Are Researchers Still Obsessed with Proving that Good Fathers are Good for Kids?

Parent Critics

by John Hoffman A few months ago, a book called the The Collapse of Parenting got a lot of press. Maclean’s magazine did a feature story on this book that included this tagline: “It’s time for parents to grow up. If anyone can be called the boss in modern, anti-hierarchical parenthood, it’s the children.” Nice….Not. I … More Parent Critics