It Takes a Parent: How the Culture of Pushover Parenting Is Hurting Our Children-and What to Do About it

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Syndicated columnist and mother of four Betsy Hart presents a passionate, provocative argument against today's "parenting culture"-parents who put their kids on a pedestal, shy away from discipline, and cede the power to take decisions, large and small, to their children. Covering hot topics, from spanking and discipline to giving kids way too many choices, this commonsense book shifts the focus back to the role and responsibilities of parents for guiding the character and hearts of their children, so they'll grow up to be responsible adults themselves.
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About the author

Betsy Hart is a nationally syndicated newspaper columnist for the Scripps Howard News Service. Her weekly column on cultural, family, and political issues, "From the Hart," is distributed to 350 newspapers across the country. A frequent television news commentator, she lives in the Chicago area with her four young children.
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Penguin
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Published on
Aug 1, 2006
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Pages
256
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ISBN
9781101127025
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Language
English
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Genres
Family & Relationships / Parenting / General
Psychology / Developmental / Child
Social Science / Children's Studies
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This content is DRM protected.
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