Rediscovering Center: A Parenting Secret Weapon

While I highly recommend binge-ing Supernanny and taking notes (seriously, this woman is a gift from the gods), the most important Parenting Secret Weapon is this...

The Politics of Parenting

I used to think parenting was political because I am political, my family is political, but as I'm exposed to more parents online and in the real world, I realize I was wrong. Parenting is inherently political. Breastfeeding or bottle feeding? Private school, homeschool, or public school? City culture or country life? Everything is political. Every choice we make is scrutinized. Every box we check puts us into a column: "Us" or "Them".