Essential Baby: Becoming Comfortable With My Discipline Style

For some reason I have concocted this idea that other parents – even my dear friends, who have been by my side through pregnancy, the newborn haze of sleep deprivation and colic, who have supported my struggle with postnatal depression and anxiety, and with whom we have celebrated our children’s first milestones – are now judging the decisions I make with my son.

Just as we have our own styles of raising our kids in terms of feeding, childcare and fashion, we all have our own styles of discipline. Unfortunately we’re now at the part of parenting where the foundations you’ve laid (and are still tending to) now show their strength and their ability to support outside influences.

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