Chapter One: Parenting in the Media AgeChildren are the purpose of life.
We were once children and someone took
care of us. Now it is our turn to care.
-- Cree Indian Elder
This quote has long been a favorite of mine, so centered and wise, so accepting of what parenthood is all about: making children the priority. All children deserve to come first, from rural towns and pulsing metros, living with two caregivers and one, economically secure and disadvantaged. As parents, our basic job is to care for our children: to see to their physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs. Like you, the overwhelming...