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Old 28.08.2011, 15:50
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Re: Lazy parents make happy families

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A lot of the "rushing children here and there" comes from the American culture.
Yes, it's probably similar to that competitive "Keeping up with the Joneses" mentality that is so prevalent in the US.

If your friends' kids are all in soccer and learning to play instruments (etc.), then you feel obligated to do the same with your kids. This is one more reason why I'm so glad that I won't be parenting in the States.
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