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Artificial Maturity: Helping Kids Meet the Challenge of Becoming Authentic Adults

(Hardback - Jun 2012)
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Overview

How to raise kids who can handle the real world

Today's Generation iY (teens brought up with the Internet) and Homelanders (children born after 9/11) are overexposed to information at an earlier age than ever and paradoxically are underexposed to meaningful relationships and real-life experiences. Artificial Maturity addresses the problem of what to do when parents and teachers mistake children's superficial knowledge for real maturity. The book is filled with practical steps that adults can take to furnish the experiences kids need to balance their abilities with authentic maturity.Shows how to identify the problem of artificial maturity in Generation iY and HomelandersReveals what to do to help children balance autonomy, responsibility, and informationIncludes a down-to-earth model for coaching and guiding youth to true maturity

"Artificial Maturity" gives parents, teachers, and others who work with youth a manual for understanding and practicing the leadership kids so desperately need to mature in a healthy fashion.

Details

  • SKU: 9781118258064
  • SKU10: 1118258061
  • Title: Artificial Maturity: Helping Kids Meet the Challenge of Becoming Authentic Adults
  • Qty Remaining Online: 9
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
  • Date Published: Jun 2012
  • Edition: #71
  • Pages: 272
  • Weight lbs: 1.01
  • Dimensions: 9.14" L x 6.35" W x 1.05" H
  • Features: Price on Product
  • Themes: Topical | Family;
  • Category: FAMILY CONCERNS
  • Subject: Parenting - General

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