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  • Hold On to Your Kids

  • Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers
  • By: Gordon Neufeld
  • Narrated by: Gabor Maté, Daniel Mate
  • Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
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International authority on child development Gordon Neufeld, PhD, joins forces with bestselling author Gabor Maté, MD, to tackle one of the most disturbing trends of our time: Children today looking to their peers for direction - their values, identity, and codes of behavior. This “peer orientation” undermines family cohesion, interferes with healthy development, and fosters a hostile and sexualized youth culture. Children end up becoming overly conformist, desensitized, and alienated, and being “cool” matters more to them than anything else.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • most recommended parenting book

  • By Halls on 12-30-18


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Reviewed: 03-01-19

It's probably one of the most important books I've read. Not only does it explain why our culture is headed the direction it is, but it also gives us a way out of the course it's taking us in.

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