The way we parent has definitely changed in the last few decades. The focus has gone from marriage-centered homes to child-centered homes. It has almost become a religion the way we dote on our children, putting our spouse last. This article highlights some of the reasons for that change. You decide if it is a change for the better or worse.
Sometime between when we were children and when we had children of our own, parenthood became a religion in America. As with many religions, complete unthinking devotion is required from its practitioners. Nothing in life is allowed to be more important than our children, and we must never speak a disloyal word about our relationships with our offspring. Children always come first. We accept this premise so reflexively today that we forget that it was not always so….
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Reposted from Quartz