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Looks like almost everything we thought we knew about the right way to raise kids could be wrong

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Family and parenting look very different in the US and in indigenous cultures, according to an NPR article.
For example, while many Americans believe that a stay-at-home parent should raise the kids, in indigenous cultures, the whole family and community pitches in.
It's worth taking a look at how parenting is done in other cultures, if only to realize that you have more options than what you see in the Western, industrialized world.
Over on NPR , Michaeleen Doucleff has published an article about the myths surrounding parenting in the US.
Doucleff explains why a lot of parenting "advice...
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