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The Kids Are Not Alright: Stop Measuring Them All the Time

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As a psychologist, Madeline Levine has seen firsthand how children today are unraveling under pressure. In order to “succeed,” children take stimulants to study or cheat regularly to maintain their grades. They also resort to unhealthy ways of coping with anxiety such as substance abuse or self-mutilation. What the heck are we doing to our kids? We are hyper-parenting them. At every level of their educational development we are subjecting them to strict measurements.


Read also:  Teach Your Children Well: Parenting for Authentic Success

Written by Giorgio Bertini

February 10, 2013 at 2:44 pm

Posted in Children, Parenting

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