Monday, November 23, 2009

Daycare Deception

"… Dr. Benjamin Spock, after flatly informing 1950s mothers that day nurseries are "no good for infants," deleted this advice from 1990s editions of his manual because it made working mothers feel guilty (and to no avail, because they were headed to work anyway). Spock himself admitted: 'It's a cowardly thing that I did; I just tossed it in subsequent editions.' "

-          Brian C. RobertsonDay Care Deception: What the Child Care Establishment Isn't Telling Us

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