Hold On To Your Kids: Why Parents Need To Matter More Than Peers

August 13, 2013|
Hold On To Your Kids: Why Parents Need To Matter More Than Peers by Gordon Neufeld
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This parenting classic on one of the most disturbing and misunderstood trends of our time--peers replacing parents in the lives of children--is now more relevant than ever. The latest edition includes new material on how social media and video game culture are affecting our children, and what parents can do.
 
In Hold On to Your Kids, Dr. Neufeld and Dr. Maté explore the phenomenon of peer orientation: the troubling tendency of children and youth to look to their peers for direction--for a sense of right and wrong, for values, identity and codes of behaviour. But peer orientation undermines family cohesion, poisons the school atmosphere, and fosters an aggressively hostile and sexualized youth culture. It provides a powerful explanation for schoolyard bullying and youth violence; it is an escalating trend that has never been adequately described or contested until Hold On to Your Kids. Once understood, it becomes self-evident--as do the solutions.

Gordon Neufeld, Ph.D, is a Vancouver-based clinical psychologist, internationally renowned as a foremost authority on child development. His Neufeld Institute delivers many courses he has created for parents, educators and helping professionals on several continents. He is recognized for his unique ability to unlock the clues to seemin...
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Title:Hold On To Your Kids: Why Parents Need To Matter More Than Peers
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:352 pages, 8.97 X 6.01 X 0.94 in
Shipping dimensions:352 pages, 8.97 X 6.01 X 0.94 in
Published:August 13, 2013
Publisher:Knopf Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780307361967

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