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The Lost Arts

The redefining and severing women from the wisdom of generations and the natural instincts of mothering was among the first targets of the culture war.

The best hospital staff in the world can’t replace a loving grandmother’s eyes. A mother with her baby in her arms can’t always see the subtle changes within the first few days of caring for her newborn. First-time mothers have no idea what normal behavior or growth looks like.
Have you ever had a well-meaning mother (or mother-in-law) scold you for picking up your baby too much? Have you been warned that if you respond too quickly, you will spoil her? Has the sage advice "let him cry...
It was 3 a.m. when the nurse opened my hospital door, leaned in, and announced with an insistent tone, “Don’t fall asleep with the baby in your bed.” “Of course not,” I lied with a smile. “Never sleep with your baby.”...
Are you old enough to remember "the carefree days of childhood" or "a happy childhood"? Once upon a time these were common phrases, but you don't hear them very often today. According to a recent study released by San Diego...
Is your child one of the sweetest kids you have ever known? Is his heart as big as he is...and the only problem is that he seems to have some anger issues and brat-like tendencies? Do you find yourself thinking,...
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