65 minutes | Dec 3, 2020

Challenges of Modern Day Parenting

Despite all of today's conveniences, most parents report struggling with their role. Why is this? Today we explore why this may be so, and what we can each do about it. Show Notes: PEW Reseach Study https://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2007/05/02/motherhood-today-tougher-challenges-less-success/ Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community Book by Robert D. Putnam Family Focused Interventions are Key to Social Change by Kindra Heilpern https://ifstudies.org/blog/author/kindra-heilpern Joyful Mother of Children: The Magic and Mayhem of Motherhood by Linda Eyre NPR Interviews (specific interview links are yet to be found, but from them we discussed how adapting to change is the skill of the future and children struggle with anxiety now more than ever. If you find the interviews tell us and we will be so excited) Washington Post “There’s Never Been A Safer Time to Be A Child in America.” https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2015/04/14/theres-never-been-a-safer-time-to-be-a-kid-in-america/ Babies (2010) Annette Lareau coined the phrase “intensive parenting” in her 2003 book, “Unequal Childhoods, Sharon Hays, “The Cultural Contradictions of Motherhood” 1998 ⅔ of mothers feel shamed about their parenting practices (http://mottnpch.org/reports-surveys/mom-shaming-or-constructive-criticism-perspectives-mothers) PEW Research Study "Parenting in America" (https://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2015/12/17/parenting-in-america/)
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