The Pressured Child: Freeing Our Kids from Performance Overdrive and Helping Them Find Success in School and Life

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The push for students to excel at school and get into the best colleges has never been more intense. In this invaluable new book, the bestselling co-author of Raising Cain addresses America's performance-driven obsession with the accomplishments of its kids-and provides a deeply humane response. -How was school?- These three words contain a world of desire on the part of parents to know what their children are learning and experiencing in school each day. Children may not divulge much, but psychologist Michael Thompson ...

The Pressured Child: Freeing Our Kids from Performance Overdrive and Helping Them Find Success in School and Life 2005, Ballantine Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780345450135

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