The Good News About Bad Behavior

The Good News About Bad Behavior

Based on the most-read article ever published by Mother Jones, Katherine Reynolds Lewis argues that demanding unthinking obedience has made children less disciplined than ever--and shows what today's parents can do about it.

A new and surprising problem has quietly been developing in the current generation of children: they are out of control. A recent study of first-graders found they could sit still for no more than three minutes, only a quarter of the time that… (more)