When an article or study claims that a certain parenting approach is “best” or is “matters most,” how does that make you feel as a mom? Meagan and Sarah have thoughts, starting with this: assuming that every family defines “parenting success” the same way is a tricky proposition. In Episode 386 we dive deep into research-based parenting advice and, specifically, how parenting data as published in articles and studies impacts our day to day decision-making as well as our mom-confidence. Join us!
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Links We Mentioned (Or Should Have) In This Episode
- Meagan and Sarah referenced both The One Parenting Decision That Really Matters by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz and How to Quit Intensive Parenting by Elliot Haspel articles during this episode.
- Sarah mentioned Emily Oster, a data scientist and parenting writer, who writes a newsletter called ParentData on data, pregnancy, child rearing and whatever else is on the mind of parents. She’s published a few books that analyze the data behind choices in pregnancy and parenting.
- Email us email@example.com if you want to keep going with this conversation!
- Meagan & Sarah are together in Dallas this week! Be sure to check-in with us on Instagram to catch a glimpse of us IRL.
- More Than Mom this coming Sunday is all about our 2022 Goals and Intentions! You can catch up on our last Goals and Intentions check-in here.
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