The Collapse of Parenting, Boys Adrift and Parenting in the age of awefullness

The Collapse of Parenting: How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them Like Grown-Ups

Lost Boys: are we raising a generation of Peter Pans?

Boys Adrift: The Five Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Young Men.

Parenting in the age of awfulness:
The disintegration of the parent-child bond
Jan 16 2016 – Kevin Yaworski

Two good books and related articles below in McLeans, CBC and the WSJ. I see more and more of this behaviour in young kids and young adults and struggle to see why I am among the minority in thinking anything is wrong or that we as parents need to correct this. This collapse is primarily affecting and impacting English-speaking kids and families in some Western countries. It is very sad that English is becoming the language of the disrespectful.

For more info read these startling books by Dr. Leonard Sax “The Collapse of Parenting: How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them Like Grown-Ups”
and
Boys Adrift: The Five Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Young Men.

Related post or articles:

Parenting in the western world appears to be harder than elsewhere with average outcomes far from ideal. http://wp.me/p1fJaD-iT

What does it mean to be human: http://wp.me/p1fJaD-je
What are your thoughts on adolescent fashion statements to rankle adults! & Parenting?

 

The disintegration of the parent-child bond

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/parenting/the-disintegration-of-the-parent-child-bond/article28191786/

Sure, our kids will be healthier if we stop hovering
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/parenting/sure-our-kids-will-be-healthier-if-we-stop-hovering—but-its-not-that-easy/article24879946/

Six realistic ways to manage your kids’ screen time

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/parenting/six-realistic-ways-to-manage-your-kids-screen-time/article28877109/

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