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The Continuum Concept….the future of Mothering?

In the 1970’s Jean Liedloff, Anthropologist, gave us the continuum concept. If you haven’t read it, get your hands on a copy! This is Evolutionary parenting.  It just makes sense.   As we shift from King and through Spock, The Continuum Concept came with Liedloff. Going back to where we all started Before from biology …

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The Coming of Spock: Mothering in the 60’s

“Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.”  (opening lines from The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care) Along Came a Doctor called Spock His revolutionary tale’s a shock Instinct was in Goodbye to the King and the troublesome Plunket Clock A change for the better, this still popular book, set …

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King of the Babies: Mothering in the 40’s and 50’s

This is Truby King (1 April 1858 – 10 February 1938). There once was a Man Named King Some his praises they sing But the babies just cried, The mothers were fried And it passed* as another Fad Thing. *Only….there are still some who would have you follow the Truby King ways.  This outdated method …

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