Love That Boy
  • Author : Ron Fournier
  • Release Date : 12 April 2016
  • Publisher : Harmony
  • Genre : Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 13 : 9780804140492
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Book excerpt: "[A]n eloquent, brave, big-hearted book…about the timeless anxieties and emotions of parenthood, and the modern twists thereon.” —James Fallows, The Atlantic Love That Boy is a uniquely personal story about the causes and costs of outsized parental expectations. What we want for our children—popularity, normalcy, achievement, genius—and what they truly need—grit, empathy, character—are explored by National Journal’s Ron Fournier, who weaves his extraordinary journey to acceptance around the latest research on childhood development and stories of other loving-but-struggling parents.

Love That Boy

Love That Boy

Author : Ron Fournier
Publisher : Harmony
Genre : Family & Relationships
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"[A]n eloquent, brave, big-hearted book…about the timeless anxieties and emotions of parenthood, and the modern twists thereon.” —James Fallows, The Atlantic Love That Boy is a uniquely personal story about the causes and costs of outsized parental expectations. What we want for our children—popularity, normalcy, achievement, genius—...

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Genre : FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
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Ron Fournier, editor of the National Journal and former head of the Associated Press's Washington Bureau, writes of the outsized and crushing expectations that come from parents and with parenting today, through the lens of his relationship with his son Tyler, who has mild Asperger's....

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