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Hyper-Parenting

Are You Hurting Your Child by Trying Too hard?

St. Martin's Press

As parents, we have somehow come to believe that perfection is within our grasp. But our overeager pursuit of perfection is harming our children and our family lives. Dr. Alvin Rosenfeld and Nicole Wise explore the causes of and solutions to this damaging phenomenon in their timely and intelligent book, Hyper-Parenting.

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1With the Best IntentionsKathy and Paul are a little anxious. After three years of trying, they are thrilled to finally be parents, and Julia is a delightful eight month old with a wonderful disposition. But lately they have noticed that Julia isn’t developing at anywhere near the pace of her cousin Andrew who, although a month younger, is already crawling and even saying Ma-Ma and Da-Da. “I’m trying to be calm about all of this,” says Kathy. “The pediatrician tells me that her development is well within the normal range … but I’m worried that maybe Julia
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  • Alvin Rosenfeld, MD, graduated from Harvard Medical School. He has taught at Harvard, Columbia, and headed Stanford's child psychiatry training program. He practices in N.Y.C. and Greenwich,Connecticut, and lives in Stamford, Connecticut with his pediatrician wife and three children.

    Nicole Wise is an award-winning journalist whose work has been featured in Parents, Redbook and Cosmopolitan, among other publicatons. She lives in Stamford with her husband and four children.

    Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Coles, MD of Harvard has written numerous books about children and their moral development.
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Hyper-Parenting

Are You Hurting Your Child by Trying Too hard?

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