Friday, October 15, 2010

Stone Age Parents: Is it time to return to caveman parenting?

Stone Age families didn't spank and relied on multiple caregivers to raise their kids, studies suggest

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“In fact, that's just how doting Stone Age parents reared their children, according to three new studies presented this week at a University of Notre Dame conference. While our hunter-gatherer ancestors may not have been big on dental hygiene, they did get it right when it came to raising well-adjusted, empathetic children, says lead researcher Darcia Narvaez, an associate professor of psychology at the University of Notre Dame, whose research focuses on moral development of children.”

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