Goodbye binkie: More parents leaving tradition behind, turning to ‘RIE parenting’ -

More and more parents are leaving tradition behind when it comes to parenting. Vanity Fair reports the Resources for Infant Educators, or the RIE method, is catching on with more parents. The goal is to treat children as individual people by speaking to them in conversation rather than in baby talk. It cautions against sippy cups in order to allow children to drink in a “dignified way.” And it discourages the use of pacifiers, in that a baby has a […]

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