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Parents We Mean to Be How Well-Intentioned Adults Undermine Children's Moral and Emotional Development

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ISBN-10: 0547248032

ISBN-13: 9780547248035

Edition: 2010

Authors: Richard Weissbourd

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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 9/3/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Richard Weissbourd is a child and family psychologist on the faculty of Harvard's School of Education and Kennedy School of Government. His writing has appeared in the New York Times , Boston Globe , and Chicago Tribune . Weissbourd is the author of The Vulnerable Child , recently named by the American School Board Journal as one of the top ten educational books of all time.

Acknowledgments
A Note on Methods
Introduction
Helping Children Manage Destructive Emotions
Promoting Happiness and Morality
The Real Danger in the Achievement Craze
When Being Close to Children Backfires
Moral Adults: Moral Children
The Real Moral Power of Schools
The Morally Mature Sports Parent
Cultivating Mature Idealism in Young People
Key Moral Strengths of Children Across Race and Culture
Conclusion: Moral Communities
Notes
Index