ERIC Number: ED406055
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Family Wisdom: The 2,000 Most Important Things Ever Said about Parenting, Children, and Family Life.
Spanning centuries and cultures, this book offers 2,000 perceptive and helpful quotations and proverbs that encompass a rich spectrum of reflections on all aspects of family life. The quotations are drawn from philosophers, poets, novelists, psychologists, and child development experts and are divided into the following areas: (1) everyday living, including family communication, love, parenting styles, and play; (2) family relationships, including marriage, fathers and children and mothers and children, and sibling relations; (3) ages and stages of life, including adolescence, living with toddlers, and femininity and masculinity; and (4) the family in society, including historical perspectives, cultural identity, and social problems such as poverty, racism, and sexism. Each quotation includes the source and date. An index of sources concludes the book. (HTH)
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Children, Family Environment, Father Attitudes, Fathers, Mother Attitudes, Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Role, Parenting Styles, Sex Role, Sibling Relationship
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