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Weissbourd, Richard. New York, NY: Mariner Books , 2009. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
GK 600 WEI 2009
In this book, the author, a Harvard psychologist, argues that parents, not peers or television, are the primary shapers of their children’s moral lives. He contends that parents' intense focus on children's happiness; obsession with achievement; and desire to be closer to their children; have erode…
Title
The parents we mean to be
Subtitle
How well-intentioned adults undermine children's moral and emotional development
Author
Weissbourd, Richard
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
Mariner Books
Year Published
2009
Physical Description
Softcover; 241 pp.
Topics
Parenting
Child Development
Emotional Health
Abstract
In this book, the author, a Harvard psychologist, argues that parents, not peers or television, are the primary shapers of their children’s moral lives. He contends that parents' intense focus on children's happiness; obsession with achievement; and desire to be closer to their children; have eroded their influence as moral mentors and have imperiled their children's moral growth. The author highlights inspiring parents, teachers and coaches, and presents concrete strategies for moral, happy children.
ISBN
978-0-547-24803-5
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GK 600 WEI 2009
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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