Friday, May 21

Love this guys parenting style!

Great article...

Idle Parenting

Especially love his credo...

Manifesto of the idle parent

We reject the idea that parenting requires hard work
We pledge to leave our children alone
That should mean that they leave us alone, too
We reject the rampant consumerism that invades children from the moment they are born
We read them poetry and fantastic stories without morals
We drink alcohol without guilt
We reject the inner Puritan
We fill the house with music and laughter
We don't waste money on family days out and holidays
We lie in bed for as long as possible
We try not to interfere
We push them into the garden and shut the door so that we can clean the house
We both work as little as possible, particularly when the kids are small
Time is more important than money
Happy mess is better than miserable tidiness
Down with school
We fill the house with music and merriment


Kel said...

I loved this article, he's so blunt I giggled the whole way through it.
Sounds like my kinda parenting LOL!

Jodi said...

Anna said...

a great read thanks for sharing :-)

Jodi said...

Every Friday I will be posting a single photo of FUNGUS. I have a fasination for these crazy little organisims and encourage anyone out there to join in. Leave a link of your blog in my comments as well as your country so we can come and admire. And please spread the word to fellow fungus lovers!

Twig and Toadstool said...

that is going on my fridge!! A good reminder to let our kids just be!!! (and us too)!
:) Maureen

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