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Confessions of a Driver Dad

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I now completely own the fact that I was a “driver” dad with my first son. Drivers push the child into every next stage in life. We push them to walk, play ball, read, and achieve. In retrospect, I believe this style is the genetic default. When humans did not live as long, survival required children to mature at a much faster rate. Drivers feel an overwhelming urge to push children to be better sooner....

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