The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids

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Harper #ad - With empathy and candor, but misguided, she identifies toxic cultural influences and well-intentioned, parenting practices that are detrimental to a child's healthy self-development. Her thoughtful, practical advice provides solutions that will enable parents to help their emotionally troubled "star" child cultivate an authentic sense of self.

Materialism, perfectionism, pressure to achieve, and disconnection are combining to create a perfect storm that is devastating children of privilege and their parents alike. In this eye-opening, and essential book, provocative, clinical psychologist Madeline Levine explodes one child-rearing myth after another.

HarperCollins Publishers. In this ground-breaking book on the children of affluence, a well-known clinical psychologist exposes the epidemic of emotional problems that are disabling America’s privileged youth, thanks, to normalized, in large part, intrusive parenting that stunts the crucial development of the self.

The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids #ad - In recent years, substance abuse, seemingly confident and socially skilled teenagers from affluent, charming, loving families are experiencing epidemic rates of depression, numerous studies have shown that bright, and anxiety disorders—rates higher than in any other socioeconomic group of American adolescents.

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Teach Your Children Well: Parenting for Authentic Success

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Harper #ad - Psychologist madeline levine, author of the new york times bestseller The Price of Privilege, brings together cutting-edge research and thirty years of clinical experience to explode once and for all the myth that good grades, high test scores, and college acceptances should define the parenting endgame.

Teach Your Children Well: Parenting for Authentic Success #ad - Teach your children well is a toolbox for parents, providing information, relevant research and a series of exercises to help parents clarify a definition of success that is in line with their own values as well as their children’s interests and abilities. Teach your children well is a must-read for parents, educators, and therapists looking for tangible tools to help kids thrive in today’s high-stakes, competitive culture.

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How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success

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Henry Holt and Co. #ad - New york times bestseller"Julie Lythcott-Haims is a national treasure. Pink, their stressed-out parents, and on her own insights as a mother and as a student dean to highlight the ways in which overparenting harms children, and employers, Julie Lythcott-Haims draws on research, author of the New York Times bestsellers Drive and A Whole New MindA provocative manifesto that exposes the harms of helicopter parenting and sets forth an alternate philosophy for raising preteens and teens to self-sufficient young adulthoodIn How to Raise an Adult, on conversations with admissions officers, educators, and society at large.

. Henry Holt Company. While empathizing with the parental hopes and, lythcott-Haims offers practical alternative strategies that underline the importance of allowing children to make their own mistakes and develop the resilience, resourcefulness, especially, fears that lead to overhelping, and inner determination necessary for success.

How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success #ad - Relevant to parents of toddlers as well as of twentysomethings-and of special value to parents of teens-this book is a rallying cry for those who wish to ensure that the next generation can take charge of their own lives with competence and confidence. A must-read for every parent who senses that there is a healthier and saner way to raise our children.

Madeline levine, author of the new york times bestsellers the Price of Privilege and Teach Your Children Well"For parents who want to foster hearty self-reliance instead of hollow self-esteem, How to Raise an Adult is the right book at the right time. Daniel H.

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Teach Your Children Well: Why Values and Coping Skills Matter More Than Grades, Trophies, or "Fat Envelopes"

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Harper Perennial #ad - Yet there are ways to reverse these disheartening trends. For the sake of the adults of tomorrow, I hope that Teach Your Children Well becomes a must-read and must-discuss book for parents today. Kenneth R. Madeline levine masterfully empowers parents to nurture each child’s unique gifts and to look beyond a narrow, short-sighted definition of success and instead to keep our eyes on the real goal of parenting - building young people who will do well now and throughout adult life.

. Henry Holt Company. Ginsburg md, ms ed, author of letting go with love and confidence and building Resilience in Children and TeensPsychologist Madeline Levine brings together cutting-edge research and thirty years of clinical experience to explode once and for all the myth that good grades, high test scores, and college acceptances should define the parenting endgame.

Parents, educators, and the media wring their hands about the escalating rates of emotional problems and lack of real engagement with learning found so frequently among America’s children and teens. Until we are clearer about our core values and the parenting choices that are most likely to lead to authentic, and not superficial, externally driven, we will continue to raise exhausted, success, and emotionally impaired children who believe they are only as good as their last performance.

Teach Your Children Well: Why Values and Coping Skills Matter More Than Grades, Trophies, or "Fat Envelopes" #ad - Confronting the real issues behind why we push some of our kids to the breaking point while dismissing the talents and interests of many others, Levine shows us how to shift our focus from the excesses of hyperparenting and the unhealthy reliance on our children for status and meaning to a parenting style that concentrates on both enabling academic success and developing a sense of purpose, well-being, and connection in our children’s lives.

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The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed

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Harper #ad - Harper Perennial. Harper Paperbacks. Teachers don’t just teach reading, writing, and arithmetic. They teach responsibility, manners, organization, restraint, and foresight—important life skills children carry with them long after they leave the classroom. Providing a path toward solutions, report cards, social dynamics, Lahey lays out a blueprint with targeted advice for handling homework, and sports.

. New york times bestsellerin the tradition of paul tough’s how children succeed and wendy mogel’s the blessing of a Skinned Knee, resilient,  this groundbreaking manifesto focuses on the critical school years when parents must learn to allow their children to experience the disappointment and frustration that occur from life’s inevitable problems so that they can grow up to be successful, and self-reliant adults.

Modern parenting is defined by an unprecedented level of overprotectiveness: parents who rush to school at the whim of a phone call to deliver forgotten assignments, mastermind children’s friendships, who challenge teachers on report card disappointments, and interfere on the playing field. Most importantly, she sets forth a plan to help parents learn to step back and embrace their children’s failures.

The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed #ad - Henry Holt Company. Hard-hitting yet warm and wise, educators,  The Gift of Failure is essential reading for parents, and psychologists nationwide who want to help children succeed. As teacher and writer jessica lahey explains, even though these parents see themselves as being highly responsive to their children’s well being, they aren’t giving them the chance to experience failure—or the opportunity to learn to solve their own problems.

Overparenting has the potential to ruin a child’s confidence and undermine their education, Lahey reminds us.

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The Blessing Of A Skinned Knee: Raising Self-Reliant Children

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Scribner #ad - Starting with stories of everyday parenting problems and examining them through the lens of the torah, escape the danger of overvaluing children's need for self-expression so that their kids don't become "little attorneys, The Blessing of a Skinned Knee shows parents how to teach children to honor their parents and to respect others, " accept that their children are both ordinary and unique, the Talmud, and important Jewish teachings, and treasure the power and holiness of the present moment.

In a world where material abundance abounds, parents want so badly to raise self-disciplined, appreciative, and resourceful children who are not spoiled by the plentitude around them. Used book in Good Condition. It is mogel's singular achievement that she makes these teachings relevant for any era and any household of any faith.

The Blessing Of A Skinned Knee: Raising Self-Reliant Children #ad - Dr. Harper Perennial. Harper Paperbacks. Henry Holt Company. A unique parenting book, designed for use both in the home and in parenting classes, with an on-line teaching guide to help facilitate its use, The Blessing of a Skinned Knee is both inspiring and effective in the day-to-day challenge of raising self-reliant children.

But how to accomplish this feat? The answer has eluded the best-intentioned mothers and fathers who overprotect, overindulge, and overschedule their children's lives. The beloved bestseller that offers a practical, ethical, inspiring new roadmap for raising self-reliant, and compassionate children.

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HOW TO RAISE AN ADULT

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Griffin #ad - Henry Holt Company. Harper Perennial. Harper Paperbacks. Griffin. A must-read for every parent who senses that there is a healthier and saner way to raise our children. Madeline levine, author of the new york times bestsellers the Price of Privilege and Teach Your Children Well"For parents who want to foster hearty self-reliance instead of hollow self-esteem, How to Raise an Adult is the right book at the right time.

Daniel H. New york times bestseller"Julie Lythcott-Haims is a national treasure. While empathizing with the parental hopes and, especially, resourcefulness, Lythcott-Haims offers practical alternative strategies that underline the importance of allowing children to make their own mistakes and develop the resilience, fears that lead to overhelping, and inner determination necessary for success.

HOW TO RAISE AN ADULT #ad - Relevant to parents of toddlers as well as of twentysomethings--and of special value to parents of teens--this book is a rallying cry for those who wish to ensure that the next generation can take charge of their own lives with competence and confidence. Pink, and on her own insights as a mother and as a student dean to highlight the ways in which overparenting harms children, and employers, Julie Lythcott-Haims draws on research, author of the New York Times bestsellers Drive and A Whole New MindA provocative manifesto that exposes the harms of helicopter parenting and sets forth an alternate philosophy for raising preteens and teens to self-sufficient young adulthoodIn How to Raise an Adult, their stressed-out parents, educators, on conversations with admissions officers, and society at large.

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Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life

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Free Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. He addresses parents, and anyone who's interested in the direction of American society, students, featuring quotes from real students and graduates he has corresponded with over the years, educators, candidly exposing where the system is broken and clearly presenting solutions.

Harper Paperbacks. A groundbreaking manifesto for people searching for the kind of insight on leading, thinking, and living that elite schools should be—but aren’t—providing. As a professor at Yale, Bill Deresiewicz saw something that troubled him deeply. Griffin. His students, were adrift when it came to the big questions: how to think critically and creatively, some of the nation’s brightest minds, and how to find a sense of purpose.

Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life #ad - Harper Perennial. Free Press. Henry Holt Company. Deresiewicz explains how college should be a time for self-discovery, when students can establish their own values and measures of success, so they can forge their own path. Excellent sheep takes a sharp look at the high-pressure conveyor belt that begins with parents and counselors who demand perfect grades and culminates in the skewed applications Deresiewicz saw firsthand as a member of Yale’s admissions committee.

As schools shift focus from the humanities to "practical" subjects like economics and computer science, students are losing the ability to think in innovative ways.

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Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood

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Ballantine Books #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Harper Perennial. In this sane, highly engaging, and informed guide for parents of daughters, Dr. Griffin. Free Press. Providing realistic scenarios and welcome advice on how to engage daughters in smart, constructive ways, including • My thirteen-year-old rolls her eyes when I try to talk to her, Untangled gives parents a broad framework for understanding their daughters while addressing their most common questions, and only does it more when I get angry with her about it.

What should i say? • My daughter’s friend is cutting herself. Damour draws on decades of experience and the latest research to reveal the seven distinct—and absolutely normal—developmental transitions that turn girls into grown-ups, Entering the Romantic World, including Parting with Childhood, Contending with Adult Authority, and Caring for Herself.

Ballantine Books. Do i call the girl’s mother to let her know? Perhaps most important, Untangled helps mothers and fathers understand, connect, and grow with their daughters. New york times bestseller • an award-winning guide to the sometimes erratic and confusing behavior of teenage girls that explains what’s going on, prepares parents for what’s to come, and lets them know when it’s time to worry.

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What can i do to help her? • where’s the line between healthy eating and having an eating disorder? • My teenage daughter wants to know why I’m against pot when it’s legal in some states.

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The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed

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Harper #ad - Hard-hitting yet warm and wise, educators,  The Gift of Failure is essential reading for parents, and psychologists nationwide who want to help children succeed. Henry Holt Company. Harper Paperbacks. They teach responsibility, manners, restraint, organization, and foresight—important life skills children carry with them long after they leave the classroom.

Providing a path toward solutions, social dynamics, report cards, Lahey lays out a blueprint with targeted advice for handling homework, and sports. New york times bestsellerin the tradition of paul tough’s how children succeed and wendy mogel’s the blessing of a Skinned Knee, resilient,  this groundbreaking manifesto focuses on the critical school years when parents must learn to allow their children to experience the disappointment and frustration that occur from life’s inevitable problems so that they can grow up to be successful, and self-reliant adults.

The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed #ad - Modern parenting is defined by an unprecedented level of overprotectiveness: parents who rush to school at the whim of a phone call to deliver forgotten assignments, mastermind children’s friendships, who challenge teachers on report card disappointments, and interfere on the playing field. Used book in Good Condition.

Ballantine Books. Teachers don’t just teach reading, writing, and arithmetic. Most importantly, she sets forth a plan to help parents learn to step back and embrace their children’s failures. Harper Perennial.

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Overloaded and Underprepared: Strategies for Stronger Schools and Healthy, Successful Kids

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John Wiley & Sons #ad - It has created a model for creating change in our schools that is based on research and solid foundational principles like communication, creativity, and compassion. Griffin. Harper Perennial. Harper Paperbacks. Ballantine Books. If your community wants to build better schools and a brighter future, this book is the place to start.

Daniel H. Pink, author of drive and a whole new mind “challenge Success synthesizes the research on effective school practices and offers concrete tools and strategies that educators and parents can use immediately to make a difference in their communities. Free Press. Used book in Good Condition. Ducommun professor of education, Stanford University “Finally, a book about education and student well-being that is both research-based and eminently readable.

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