The Huffington Post is always a wonderful place to find opinions on just about anything. It is a privilege and an honor to have your material show up there. Today, we will discover how one ‘working mother’ feel and thinks about Parenting Style Names, the labels the professionals, the media, and the masses use to describe parenting styles. Listen to Devon Corneal, a ‘working mother,’ lawyer, and writer, as she helps us to put perspective on the thoughts of others.
Parenting Style Names
“A Parent By Any Other Name”
May not smell as sweet as a rose.
“Sometimes I wonder how our parents and grandparents survived without a clearly defined parenting philosophy. We are all lucky to be alive.”
“It isn’t that I dislike labels. I find them really useful when I’m shopping for the right size clothes, the shampoo that won’t dry out my hair and my favorite tomato soup.”
“Labels can be handy. I occasionally call myself a “working mom.” It’s easy, accurate, and …”
“But I also think labels are simplistic and reductionist. Sure, they give us a way to categorize, evaluate and choose among various options. At the same time, they make it easier to judge or criticize or demean another person for choosing a different path. I think …”
I suspect that you are not very fond of the labels professional and the media use to describe Parenting Style Names. This piece may be used to give a humorous, yet realistic view of the skills and tactics utilized by parents every day. Have some fun with it. Take a good look at your level of confidence in the application of your profession, parenting.
To Your Parenting Success!
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