On Bringing Up the Keatings

Keating, Barbara
August 1975
National Review;8/15/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 31, p882
This article describes the author's experiences as a homemaker and a mother. In addition, the author describes her relationship with her five children ranging in age from seven to fifteen. According to the author, child rearing, for a conservative mother, is akin to pedaling uphill in a blizzard. A typical day in the author's life starts with getting the children off to school, including a twenty-minute discussion with her children stressing compliance with school rules. When the children return back to home from school, the author helps them complete their homework.


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