Anyone who becomes a parent on purpose or by
accident suddenly has the very real task of raising a person. A living, breathing,
human being who has the capability of despising you and telling you horrible
things like “You’re a piece of shit. I hate you.” Or shunning you like in the
case of Mike “The Situation” who won’t lend his father any money after his
well-deserved rise to fame. Parenting 101 is not a class you can take at any
university, and the literature on parenting attacks the task from a lot of
different angles. Just consider the titles on Amazon: “Simplicity Parenting,”
“Screamfree Parenting,” “Parenting with Love and Logic,” “Parenting from the
Inside Out,” “Playful Parenting,” “Parenting without Power Struggles,”
“Unconditional Parenting,” and “Parenting Beyond Belief” just to name too many.
I would buy any of these books because I am sc...