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I post here from time to time as issues come up, or in response to parent feedback and questions

Parenting Blog

French Parenting: From baby to bebe

Posted by Dave on March 25, 2012 at 4:50 PM

To get right to the point, Pamela Druckerman wrote a book. Buy it.


Okay, you probably want to know a bit more before you plunk down hard-earned cash, but a great deal of what Mrs. Druckerman learned whilst living in France mirrors much of what I say on this site. But, it goes further, much further. And it’s good stuff.


Druckerman is an American parent of a toddler living in France, and her startled observations of the traditional style of French par...

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Book recommendation: The Transgender Child - S. Brill, R. Pepper

Posted by Dave on September 26, 2010 at 1:30 PM

The Transgender Child is the first of its kind - a thoughtful manual for parents of transgender children and their caregivers, co-written by one of our country's most respected gender therapists and an experienced researcher and author of books related to gender variance. Detailed, up-to-date, and easy to read, this book should be a key resource for professionals, parents of transgender children and teens, and anyone who works with them.


The Transgende...

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Book Recommendation: Generation Me

Posted by Dave on June 11, 2009 at 6:45 PM

Author Jean Twenge, Ph.D., a member of the generation she researchs and writes about, is echoing what some older researchers, psychologists and educators have been saying for years: the so-called self-esteem movement has got to go! Her book discusses her research from the last few years, but it certainly isn't a thick, boring academic tome at 249 pages. Her prose is witty and readable - and sprinkled with rather earthy language. It's an easy and enjoyable read.


Twenge and ...

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