Even if you're not a parent, I think this may be of interest to you.
My mother gave me a subscription to Growing Child magazine when I had my first, Ace, in late 2010. The subscriptions go through 6 years, and I'm now receiving current editions for Poppy as well.
They are not pretty. They're hideous, in fact! They are so old-fashioned looking, but the content is out of this world good.
Have you heard all the hype being created by Bringing Up Bebe? I thought the book was great, but so much of it was simply logical, loving parenting. I think my generation has lost that sense of grounding. I have no idea why and I want someone in journalism to investigate it. But we definitely don't have it as a whole.
I liked the most recent email of Grandma Says so much that I'm including it here. It addresses this very concern of my generation.