The economist’s guide to weaning yourself off parental guilt
The economist offers up data-driven answers to everything from weaning to potty training to vaccines
A confession: I frequently waste large amounts of time looking for my iPad, because I’ve found a rather-too-ingenious place to hide it from my two-year-old.
When she was eight months old and her first teeth bore a small but agonising wound in my breast, I endured eye-watering pain for weeks every time she fed, rather than dare switch to formula milk.
And I often wonder why I, and so many other educated, sensible people I know, can behave so bizarrely – so irrationally – when it comes to raising children...