Middle Age Begins Before Birth

In my previous blog entry I floated the argument that for some it is commonsensical that what happens early in life is of little importance to how individuals turn out later in life. It appears to be indisputably the case that, at least in some respects, this claim is fundamentally false.

Does how a young child is reared really matter?

 The answer to the question posed in the title is commonsensical to many, whether they be professionally trained child developmentalists or not. One thing that fascinates me is that what is common sense to some is more or less idiocy--I am being purposefully hyperbolic here--to others.

Co-parenting POORLY (in intact families)

 Do you undermine your partner's parenting--like this?

Co-Parenting WELL (in Intact Families)

Do you want to co-parent well or poorly?

The Co-Parenting Mine Field (in intact families)

Do you want a coparenting partner or helper?

The SECRET Life of the DIFFICULT Infant

Rearing difficult infants well pays off in spades.

Nature AND Nurture AND Parenting

Nativists and Environmentalists Unite: You are BOTH Right (Sometimes)

When Hitler Is Your (Grand?)Father

What are the effects on children of being imprisoned in a basement apartment for years?