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Parental Anxiety About Child Rearing

May All Children Be Happy: May All Parents Be Free From Fear

Kathryn E. Livingston | Posted 11.02.2014 | Fifty
Kathryn E. Livingston

Fear... that four-letter word. What scares you most as a parent? When my three sons were young, I lived in a constant state of anxiety. And for good reason: at any moment, things could run amok.

One Parent's Vow Not to Over-Schedule Summer

Linda K. Wertheimer | Posted 08.22.2012 | Parents
Linda K. Wertheimer

"Run through it with me, Mom," he said, pleading. He took my hand, and we ran through the sprinkler, blinking our eyes against the spray.

Parental Anxiety in the Post-NCLB Age: Moving Play up on the Policy Agenda

Susan Ochshorn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Susan Ochshorn

Still, one mother's lengthy and impassioned defense of her child rearing and approach to literacy speaks volumes about the intersection of education policy and parental anxiety.