Too Much of a Good Thing: Raising Children of Character in an Indulgent Age

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Miramax Books, Jan 8, 2003 - Self-Help - 288 pages
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A thought-provoking guide is filled with a wealth of information for raising well-balanced children in an age of increasing wealth, where we give too much and expect too little, by identifying the "Seven Sins of Indulgence"--Disrespectfulness, Goal-lessness, Narcissism, Naivete, Amorality, Inability to Tolerate Boredom, and Underachievement. Reprint. 40,000 first printing.

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Review: Too Much of a Good Thing: Raising Children of Character in an Indulgent Age

User Review  - Megan - Goodreads

I rarely finish a self help book. I pick them up hoping for a step by step guide on how to fix my life and once I realize I have to figure it out for myself, I put the book down. I figure why spend ... Read full review

Review: Too Much of a Good Thing: Raising Children of Character in an Indulgent Age

User Review  - Charity - Goodreads

So far this book is striking me as terribly pretentious. I am not a member of the target audience unless by some quirk of lottery my kids end up at a prestigous east coast private school, wearing $200 ... Read full review

Contents

Growing Up in the
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Giving
47
The Emptiness at
71
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Kindlon, a member of the Harvard University faculty for the past fifteen years. He teaches child psychology and conducts research in child debelopment.

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