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Controlled Crying – “Parentonomics: An Economist Dad Looks at Parenting” – Joshua Gans

September 23rd, 2011 · No Comments · Parenting

Popularized by Richard Ferber,-’ controlled crying is all about breaking a baby’s association between their crying and your reaction. The idea is to make sure that when they are in bed, they learn to do things that are independent of you. What this ultimately means is that, at some point, you just have to let them cry.

Think of it as an investment in your child’s independence and your sanity…

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