Ostrich Parenting Ostracizes Kids

All the kid activities this summer have reinforced an ugly pet peeve of mine: misbehaving kids whose parents are nowhere to be found or who choose to do nothing about it.  Whether we’ve been at the park, daily swim team practices, or standing in line at the movies, I’ve seen the situation countless times this summer. A kid misbehaves and his or her parent either isn’t there to see, or doesn’t want to deal with, the transgressions.


Just this morning we were at a park and...Read the rest of the article here





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