Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Stressed Babies

Click on the title for the link to the article. Hat tip to Andrea

American childrearing practices are influenced by fears that children will grow up dependent. But they say that parents are on the wrong track: physical contact and reassurance will make children more secure and better able to form adult relationships when they finally head out on their own.

"We've stressed independence so much that it's having some very negative side effects," Miller said.

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