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French children do get ADHD: calling nonsense on s...

There’s an article from Psychology Today from 2012 going around my facebook newsfeed today, entitled “Why French kids don’t have ADHD.” Every post is followed by comments from people in their 20s and 30s who seem to yearn for “good old days” of stern Victorian parenting that they don’t actually remember, days when kids obeyed silently, parents ruled and didn’t need an iron fist...

What do you do with well-intentioned anti-vaxxers?

Natural parenting goes hand in hand with caring about health, breaking away from the mainstream, and a lot of abstention. That could be abstaining from spanking, eating meat, using disposable products, sleep training, but one area it does not have to include is modern medical care, especially vaccination. But in the natural parenting community that isn’t always the case. So all those well-known voices in the natural...