Groovy, baby! The return of 1970s-style parenting

Groovy, baby! The return  of 1970s-style parenting

Jessie Collins asks if the 1970s parenting revival is likely to change the way we think about raising our kids

Driving down the road, eating Angel Delight with your baby on your lap in your seatbelt-less car while smoking a cigarette – if you believed all of the schtick about 1970s parenting, then you might think this was all par for the course. Yes, some or all of those things did happen. But not necessarily all at the same time. People did smoke a lot more in general. At the dinner table, while cooking, while watching TV, while on TV, nothing was thought of it.

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