A Manifesto Against ‘Parenting’

This WSJ article is an interesting critique of the goal-oriented parenting that permeates our culture today and why we should not view our children as a reflection of our “success” as a parent.

As individual parents and as a community, our job is not to shape our children’s minds; it is to let those minds explore all the possibilities that the world allows. Our job is not to make a particular kind of child but to provide a protected space of love, safety and stability in which children of many unpredictable kinds can flourish.

Read the full article here.

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