John Rosemond

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Living with Children: Daughter, 5, with iPad, refuses to sleep in her bed

QUESTION: Several months ago, my husband and I allowed our five-year-old daughter to sleep with us for a couple of nights. We thought this was...

Living with Children: The ‘Gentle Parenting’ cult

This is the Age of the Parenting Cult, the latest iteration of which is so-called “gentle parenting.” GP is the latest attempt by America’s mental...

Living with Children: Conversing with a 4-year-old

QUESTION: My just-turned four-year-old repeats things he has heard or has said before. For example, even though my brother’s family moved away nearly two years...

Living with Children: Playing well with toddlers

QUESTION: I have two boys, 18 months and 33 months. How much time each day should I spend involved in activities with them? Also, they...

Living with Children: Pull-ups and delayed toilet training

I finally tracked down the fellow who invented the so-called “pull-up.” His name is Lucapher (Big Lou) Saytan. Reputedly, Mr. Saytan lives in an underground...

Living with Children: School principal asks about discipline

QUESTION: I am a principal at a private church-affiliated school. Contrary to my graduate school training and most of my peers’ practice, I believe disciplinary...

Living with Children: The importance of ‘manners’

One of the characteristics of a truly civilized society is the ubiquitous use of proper social courtesies. Raising a child is all about civilizing the...

Living with Children: High-fiving fallout

Well, I must say I’m rather, uh, disappointed albeit my worst suspicions have been verified. I expected response to my recent column on the practice...

Living with Children: On the perils of ‘gentle parenting’

QUESTION: My husband and I recently visited our son’s family. We live two thousand miles apart and with the pandemic and all, hadn’t seen one...

Living with Children: Reserve high-fives for adults

Arrrrrrggggggggghhhhhhh! Will you please just stop doing that, please? Every time I see it, I want to scream, and I’m not an emotionally hyperactive person....