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We’re Raising Our Children All Wrong

Updated: Aug 26, 2022

Find out why modern parenting experts have been so wrong, and what we as a nation can do to correct the problem.

Our leaders are corrupt. Our culture is depraved; and our parents are struggling. How did we get in this mess? Why do we have so many people who have no compunction about lying, stealing, and cheating? I believe it’s partially a result of bad parenting advice.

For the past 70 plus years, Americans have looked to the “experts” for advice about raising their children. And I think most of us have witnessed by now, experts are wrong … a lot.

I first realized experts were full of nonsense as a teacher. I was constantly attending conferences led by “experts” who had the latest, science-based data to improve learning. More often than not, my common sense told me their new teaching idea was nonsensical. More often than not, I was proven correct.

Some of my favorite examples of educational debacles are Open Classrooms and Whole Language. Each concept was touted by the “experts” as scientific and based on research. Each one was a disaster. Open classrooms were popular in the 1970s, and were schools with no walls, supposedly to encourage group learning with teachers as facilitators. It was, as you can imagine, not a good idea. It was noisy, distracting, and both the students and