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Synopsis: Exposes the patterns and motives that lead parents to become too involved in their children's lives, assesses the effects of their behavior on the family, and offers solutions to this problem
From Library Journal:
Many contemporary parents want nothing more than to raise a superbaby, and numerous books have responded to their concern. The authors of the present book have launched an attack on this phenomenon. Defining Too Precious children as those whose parents "are constantly shaping, molding, worrying and indulging them," they argue that such pampering can hurt more than it can help. The book examines the factors contributing to "too precious-ness" and suggests what countermeasures to take. Unlike many parenting books, this one deals with adolescents as well as younger children. The list of suggested readings is helpful. All books on parenting are in great demand, and this one, with its novel perspective, is recommended for public libraries. Diane K. Harvey, SAIS Lib., Johns Hopkins Univ., Washington, D.C.
Copyright 1987 Reed Business Information, Inc.
Title: The Too Precious Child: The Perils of Being ...
Publisher: Warner Books Inc (P)
Publication Date: 1989
Book Condition: Good
Book Description Grand Central Pub, 1989. Paperback. Condition: Good. This is a used book in good condition and may show some signs of use or wear . Seller Inventory # mon0002958599
Book Description Grand Central Pub. Condition: Acceptable. Paperback The item is fairly worn but still readable. Signs of wear include aesthetic issues such as scratches, worn covers, damaged binding. The item may have identifying markings on it or show other signs of previous use. May have page creases, creased spine, bent cover or markings inside. Packed with care, shipped promptly. Seller Inventory # O-03-1774
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Book Description Grand Central Publishing. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0446389358I4N00
Book Description Grand Central Publishing. Paperback. Condition: Good. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0446389358I3N00
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Book Description Grand Central Pub, 1989. Paperback. Condition: VERY GOOD. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # 0446389358_abe_vg
Book Description Warner Books, 1989. Paperback. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0446389358
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