What Kind of Parent Are You: Carpenter or Gardener?


What Kind of Parent Are You: Carpenter or Gardener?

by Goats and Soda, Stories of Life in a Changing World, NPR

The “carpenter” parent thinks that a child can be molded, writes Alison Gopnik. The “gardener,” on the other hand, is less concerned about who the child will become and instead provides a protected space to explore…more

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