The collapse of parenting: Why it’s time for parents to grow up

by Cathy Gulli
January 7, 2016

Many kids are actually overpowering their parents. A functional family unit hinges on the one social construct that contemporary society has been working hard to dismantle: hierarchy. “You need a strong alpha presentation to inspire a child to trust you and depend upon you,” says Neufeld of parents. The parent always has to be honoured as the ultimate person,” he continues. “We need to put parents back in the driver’s seat.”

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