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Spoiling Childhood

How Well-Meaning Parents Are Giving Children Too Much - But Not What They Need
  • By Diane Ehrensaft
  • By Lillian Rubin
$13.49
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Vividly encapsulating the absurdities, heartbreaks, and possibilities of contemporary child rearing, this book shows how parents today are all too often caught up in a guilt-driven pendulum swing between parenting too little and parenting too much. Dr. Ehrensaft helps us imagine a society where we can overcome the treacherous balancing acts of work and family demands; where "good-enough" replaces perfect parenting, harriedness is traded for harmony, and children grow on a healthy continuum from infancy to adulthood.

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9781572304505
    • Manufacturer: Guilford Pubn
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9781572304505
    • Publication Date: 04/01/1999
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Diane Ehrensaft
    • Page Count: 263
    • Width: 5.56 inches
    • Height: 0.76 inches
    • Length: 8.56 inches
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