Modern-day parenting

GPs are ideally placed to help parents of young children understand what is important ... and what is not.


Parenting has only recently become a verb. In generations past, nobody thought about the task of raising children enough to actually refer to it in this way — it was just something you did.

Historically, the natural parenting experience was communal parenting.1 Considering that for well over 99% of human existence, humans congregated in small communities, it is not surprising that since communal living has broken down, we tend not to cope with the stress of