"Smart, audacious and often hilarious. Takes everything you thought you knew about parenting and turns it on its ear." - Jennifer Jason Leigh

PROFILES IN RIE

I’m interested in where and how the RIE / Pikler Approach is alive and thriving in the world. To that end, I’m talking to parents, teachers, pediatricians, those who work in child care, nannies and the like. I have a feeling I’ll learn something.

PHYLLIS PORTER

I can certainly understand why Phyllis Porter went ahead and put not one, but three exclamation marks after her declaration that “Good parenting is not for wimps!!!”...

ERICA OROSCO

SOME FAMILIES GO TO CHURCH ON SUNDAY mornings, some hang around the house watching cartoons and reading the paper, and a handful head out to Altadena—about 20 minutes northeast of Hollywood—for a very special class led by Erica Orosco...