Can we assign the blame of the uncultured ways our kids behave to bad parenting or things they do…
Adeola Habibat Alabi-Olatunji

This is a challenging question to answer, particularly as I’m not sure I’d say my daughter’s behavior in this instance as “uncultured” — in fact, if anything, I’d say her behavior is very much “of her culture.” That said, if it is ABSOLUTELY necessary to assign blame, and if the only two options available are bad parenting or stages of development, I will select the bad parenting option, please. Because clearly Wife and I don’t know what we’re doing.

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