NLQ Question of the Week: Are Patriarchal Moms Actually Helicopter Parents?

This is a new series we're going to start running on Thursday evening posts. Examining some of the questions involving long held Quiverfull theology and life.Suggested by a dear reader. This week the Washington Post had an article up that questions the whole idea of quality time versus quantity of time in parenting. While it's clear from a chart in the article that the time parents spend with their children has risen since 1965, but has that necessarily been a good thing? For those of us either raised in a patriarchal family or who have parented in a patriarchal quiverfull setting the results aren't as clear. Limiting income and education for women and girls seems to backfire according … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Helicopter Parenting?

by Mary Pride in Homeschool World 2008 You might be thinking, "Who cares how a bunch of rich snobs raise their kids?"The reason I brought all this up is that today's middle-class homeschooling (and other) parents are in the same boat as yesterday's Harvard parents.They knew that the right … [Read more...]