A Parent Is Born
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A Parent Is Born

The Big Lie of Independent Play in Young Children

And why everyone is pushing it around.

Dear parent,

One day, your child will slam the door and ask you to leave.

Today, you’re the one who feels like slamming the door and asking to be alone.

Despite what you desperately need and what everyone is telling you, your small children…



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Adelina Vasile

Mother, educator, journalist. I write about the things I need to learn myself.