The We Generation: Raising Socially Responsible Kids

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ReadHowYouWant.com, Jun 29, 2010 - 348 pages
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Wouldn't it be nice if your child committed herself to doing a simple act of kindness every day? As today's culture seems to grow more self-centered and obsessed with ''me, '' Dr. Michael Ungar refreshingly points the way to raising ''we'' thinkers. Perhaps most inspiring about Ungar's findings: today's kids are eager to help out and be noticed. What they need, though, is compassion, encouragement, and attentiveness to their most important connections - those made at home. By recounting the inspiring stories of his work with families, Ungar reveals how the emotional bond kids crave and the support adults provide can help our children realize their full potential. Filled with practical tips, this guide will inspire every child and adult to be their best, most giving self.
 

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Modern culture has led to a generation of parents hyperfocused on individualism, argues Ungar (social work, Dalhousie Univ.). Kids, however, haven't changed in their desire for compassionate ... Read full review

Contents

Parents Matter
1
An Invitation to Responsibility
185
Monster Homes Make Monstrous Children
223
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Michael Ungar is a professor in the Department of Social Work at Dalhousie University.

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