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This book lost my interest by including way too much detail. It spent too much time on the back story and not enough time talking about the changes in ideas I can see how this may... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Cameron Ball
If you find yourself overrun with child raising advise, reading this may help you step back and discover the history of some of tha advise, and how childhood has changed in our... Read morePublished on September 11, 2013 by S. Williams
Child development or "raising" is not something that is done either by child (The Nature) *alone*, or by parent (The Nurture/er) *alone*, we are just parts. Read morePublished on March 2, 2004 by Sam
Our parent education book group agrees that advice-giving to parents has been complex and inconsistent. Read morePublished on November 14, 2003
Well, first of all, if I were reading a book about kids, wanting to know about the society of children, I would want to know the author has done the work of raising kids, instead... Read morePublished on October 27, 2003
As parents, we have all been told how to feed an infant; how to ensure he or she sleeps; how to discipline a toddler; and how to talk with and listen to our children. Read morePublished on May 30, 2003
This book is a joy to read--funny, level-headed, full of great and sometimes damning stories about the men (and they're all men)who have, since the turn of the last century, been... Read morePublished on May 23, 2003