Becoming a father has made me aware of how much emphasis our society places on conforming. The messages to play by the rules are built into the very fabric of our culture.
My wife and I recently took our son to the doctor for his checkup. The doctor seemed concerned that my wife was a stay at home mom. Even though my son has great social skills, the doctor felt that he would benefit from being with a large group of kids. He suggested that we should consider putting him in day care so that he could learn the crucial skills of “lining up” and “following rules.” [Read more…] about How to Become Great