Home-Alone America: Why Today's Kids Are Overmedicated, Overweight, and More Troubled Than Ever Before

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Sentinel, Sep 1, 2005 - Family & Relationships - 218 pages
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The author reopens the politically incorrect question of just how much children need their parents, especially their mothers. She contends that absent parents--and children who feel like just another chore to be outsourced--are the common denominator of r

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Review: Home-Alone America: The Hidden Toll of Day Care, Behavioral Drugs, and Other Parent Substitutes

User Review  - Lalaliux Glez - Goodreads

Scary!!! This is the reason I quitted my job and became a stay home mom. Read full review

Review: Home-Alone America: The Hidden Toll of Day Care, Behavioral Drugs, and Other Parent Substitutes

User Review  - Constance Huston - Goodreads

Not necessarily a scientific book, but it probes what is generally accepted in parenting nowdays that is most likely harmful to our children. Read full review

Contents

The Real Trouble with Day Care i
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The Furious Child Problem
23
Why Dick and Jane Are Fat
39
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Mary Eberstadt works from home as a research fellow for Stanford University's Hoover Institution and is a consulting editor to Policy Review. She and her husband have four children and live in Washington, D.C.

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