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Fixed schedules and no kissing: Child rearing according to Drs. Holt and Watson

Howard Fischer Uppsala, Sweden   Photo by Arwan Sutanto on Unsplash “Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.” – Benjamin Spock, MD   Child rearing “experts” first appeared at the end of the nineteenth century. L. Emmett Holt, MD (1855–1924), graduated from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1880. He decided […]