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I get nervous when I hear about parenting approaches that are “child-centered.” Perhaps it’s because I’m a teacher and I don’t like the phrase “student-centered.” It’s not that I don’t care about my students or their needs, but I don’t think they are the center of the classroom. I don’t think I am the center […]
Welcome back to the Brilliant Book Club for Parents! Today, we’re reflecting on our reading of Avital Norman Nathman’s The Good Mother Myth. I’d love for you to join our discussion by participating in the comments, and by reading my fellow Book Club members’ posts here: Deb, Urban Moo Cow: “His Perfect Mommy is Just a […]
The Brilliant Book Club meets today! We are discussing Katrina Alcorn’s Maxed Out: American Moms on the Brink. I hope you’ll join our conversation about the state of motherhood today! ***** In Maxed Out, Alcorn describes her journey as a working mom, with two children and a high-pressure job, but also with a supportive spouse and […]
It’s the last Monday of the month, so it’s time for the Brilliant Book Club! We’re continuing our discussion of Hilary Levey Friedman’s Playing to Win: Raising Children in a Competitive Culture. You can read the posts from my fellow Book Club Bloggers here: Deb of Urban Moo Cow: “Playing to Win but Thinking for Yourself” […]
Today’s post is the FIRST in the Brilliant Book Club for Parents! I am joining several parent bloggers in reflecting on Hilary Levey Friedman’s Playing to Win: Raising Children in a Competitive Culture. We’d love for you to join the conversation on our blogs, on our Facebook page, or on Twitter using #BrilliantBookClub. We will […]