Love That Boy is a uniquely personal story about the causes and costs of outsized parental expectations. What we want for our children—popularity, normalcy, achievement, genius—and what they truly need—grit, empathy, character—are explored by National Journal’s Ron Fournier, who weaves his extraordinary journey to acceptance around the latest research on childhood development and stories of other loving-but-struggling […]

The Art of Roughhousing: Good Old-Fashioned Horseplay and Why Every Kid Needs It. DeBenedet, Anthony T. & Lawrence J. Cohen.   Coming May 2011. ISBN 9781594744877. I am very excited to share this great review with you about a book that I also think  is wonderful. As the mother of three young boys, it is nice […]