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ABC Babytalk

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Kids & Family

Welcome to Babytalk, a podcast all about babies and their parents. We think being a parent is the most thrilling, exhausting, emotional ride of your life - and we’re here to share everything we know about doing the best you can.

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Intensive Parenting

September 11th, 2014

Episode 52 of 164 episodes

Intensive Parenting is what's happened to families now that we spend much less time together. It's estimated parents now spend four hours a week less with their children than they did a generation ago. Assuming we're all under the one roof during sleep time, it's a significant chunk of time that's missing in the parent/child dynamic. How do modern parents make up this gap? It's called Intensive Parenting and it's the modern phenomenon that sees parents and children constantly making sure all their time is used as productively as possible.

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