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My Kid's An Honor Student, Your Kid's A Loser : The Pushy Parent's Guide To Raising The Perfect Child - Ralph Schoenstein

My Kid's An Honor Student, Your Kid's A Loser

The Pushy Parent's Guide To Raising The Perfect Child

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Published: 1st April 2003
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From Mozart played to the womb to post-toddler tutoring for SATs, today's parents are obsessed with creating super kids. In My Kid's an Honor Student, Your Kid's a Loser, best-selling author Ralph Schoenstein blends sharp observation, memories of his own offbeat parenting experience, incredulous reporting, and uproarious flights of fancy to explore this absurd trend. He stumbles upon earnest mothers attempting to elevate fetus IQ and cringes at an exclusive institution teaching reading to children too small to hold a book. With wondrous wit, deep perception, and sweet appreciation for his own unstructured childhood, Schoenstein turns these and other new parenting perversions into comic gems, continuing his reign as the man Kirkus called "the undisputed king of writing on parenthood."

"It seems impossible for a book to be both so funny and so important, but this one is."
"A wonder of a book, both very funny and very true."

Prelude: Good Morning, Madnessp. xiii
By the Authority Vested in Youp. 1
A Lombardi Lullabyp. 7
Fetal Academyp. 13
And a Little Child Shall Bleed Themp. 23
When Push Comes to Shovep. 31
The Way We Werep. 45
Good Old Golden Drool Daysp. 57
The Whole World in His Handsp. 71
The Way We Werep. 77
At Play in the Fields of the Boredp. 91
Not Boola Boola but Buddha Buddhap. 103
Pop Goes the Poppap. 115
The Way We Werep. 125
Driving Miss Hazyp. 135
Miss Postpartump. 143
All You Need Is Lovep. 157
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ISBN: 9780738208510
ISBN-10: 0738208515
Series: Adventures in 21st Century Parenting
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 1st April 2003
Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 14.0  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Number: 1