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The trouble with most problem-solving books for parents is that they start with the idea that the child has a problem. Then they t ...
The parent is the strongest statement that the child hears regarding what it means to be alive and real. More than what we say or ...
My list of things I never pictured myself saying when I pictured myself as a parent has grown over the years.
The good enough parent, in addition to being convinced that whatever his child does, he does it because at that moment he is convi ...
To be a good enough parent one must be able to feel secure in one's parenthood, and one's relation to one's child...The security o ...
The parent must not give in to his desire to try to create the child he would like to have, but rather help the child to develop-- ...
To be told that our child's behavior is "normal" offers little solace when our feelings are badly hurt, or when we worry that his ...
Most advice on child-rearing is sought in the hope that it will confirm our prior convictions. If the parent had wished to proceed ...
Our goal as a parent is to give life to our children's learning--to instruct, to teach, to help them develop self-discipline--an o ...
Genocide begins, however improbably, in the conviction that classes of biological distinction indisputably sanction social and pol ...
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