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Parenting Made Complicated: What Science Really Knows About the Greatest Debates of Early Childhood

David Rettew

Abstract

Parenting Made Complicated: What Science Really Knows About the Greatest Debates in Early Childhood addresses many of the long-standing parenting controversies that new mothers and fathers face. These include topics related to screens, daycare, praise, sleep training, spanking, time-outs, helicopter versus “old school” parenting, and others. Each chapter is devoted to a different parenting controversy, and a synthesis of what is known scientifically about each topic is presented, written in a nontechnical and conversational style. Parenting Made Complicated, however, doesn’t assume that the “c ... More

Keywords: parenting, parents, screens, daycare, spanking, sleep training, gender, picky eating, divorce, praise, temperament

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780197550977
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780197550977.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Rettew, author
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, University of Vermont Larner School of Medicine

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