Who's in control? The unhappy consequences of being child centered

Liedloff, Jean
December 1994
Mothering;Winter94, Issue 73, p32
Discusses the advantages of the infant-rearing practice of the Yequana, Stone Age Indians of South America. Problems with child-centered parenting in the United States; Babies' spectator phase; Harmony between Yequana parents and children; Toddler's predictable reaction to parental uncertainty; Parents' fear of imposing upon their child; Parents' experience of sociality.


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