The myths of child rearing
Toilet training and Weaning are best done by parents when
their child is very young.
Terrible two behavior is a built in characteristic of children
who are one and a half to four years old.
You’ll spoil that child if you pick it up when it cries
or meet his/her needs.
Children should sleep in their own bed and room.
Young children should eat three complete meals per day.
Baby talk to the baby is good.
Spare the Rod and spoil the child: prompt and strict discipline
from parents is the best way to teach a child to behave.
Anyone may take care of the young infant and toddler.
Sibling rivalry is inevitable.
Certain behaviors of a young child regularly cause their parents
to be upset.
Babies should sleep through the night by the time they are
three or four months old.
Crying it out at night is a good way to get children to sleep
through the night.
It is OK for parents to rely primarily on their own instincts
to rear their children.
Children learn best by sitting still and paying attention
to what teachers and parents teach them.
Most pediatricians are trained to provide competent, psychosocial
child development information and child-rearing advice.
Young infants do not have the ability to remember, think,
abstract in their minds, use their intellect to solve problems, and they can
not solve mathematical problems.
Children should be told by teachers and parents that it is
wrong to make mistakes. Children should be criticized when they do make mistakes.