Bad Parenting Diseases Spread to Social Services

Published by EducationNews.org — Healthy autonomy is not learned in a day.  Parents need to start early. For years I cringed, watching my brother-in-law drive my super-athletic niece to her elementary school.  It was three blocks away, in safe, famously affluent Montgomery County, Maryland, just outside of D.C..  Not so long ago, kids walked to school. Continue reading “Bad Parenting Diseases Spread to Social Services”

Why ‘Bad’ Moms Still Should Parent Their Kids

Published by EducationNews.org — Teach incompetent parents responsive, responsible parenting to avoid taking babies away from the people they love. In her own opinion, Dr. Brenda Harden has made serious mistakes with other people’s lives. Thirty years ago Harden was a front-line social worker for Child Protective Services in New York City, frequently removing children from troubled, violentContinue reading “Why ‘Bad’ Moms Still Should Parent Their Kids”