The Resource Bringing up geeks : How to Protect Your Kid's Childhood in a Grow-Up-Too-Fast World., Marybeth Hicks, (electronic resource)

Bringing up geeks : How to Protect Your Kid's Childhood in a Grow-Up-Too-Fast World., Marybeth Hicks, (electronic resource)

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Bringing up geeks : How to Protect Your Kid's Childhood in a Grow-Up-Too-Fast World.
Title
Bringing up geeks
Title remainder
How to Protect Your Kid's Childhood in a Grow-Up-Too-Fast World.
Statement of responsibility
Marybeth Hicks
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eng
Summary
A breakthrough parenting book that redefines the meaning of ?geek??and inspires parents to free themselves and their kids from the ?culture of cool.? In a world of superficial values, peer pressure, and out-of-control consumerism, the world needs more GEEKs: Genuine, Enthusiastic, Empowered Kids. Today?s ?culture of cool? has changed the way kids grow up. Rather than enjoying innocent childhoods while developing strong, authentic characters, today?s kids can become cynical?even jaded?as they absorb the dangerous messages and harmful influences of a dominant popular culture that encourages materialism, high-risk behaviors, and a state of pseudo-adulthood. Author and mother of four Marybeth Hicks suggests an alternative: bringing up geeks. In this groundbreaking book, she shows parents how they can help their children gain the enthusiasm to pursue their passions, not just the latest fashions; the confidence to resist peer pressure and destructive behaviors; the love of learning that helps them excel at school and in life; and the maturity to value family as well as friends, as well as make good moral decisions. With a foundation like that, kids will grow up to be the coolest adults
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Bringing up geeks : How to Protect Your Kid's Childhood in a Grow-Up-Too-Fast World., Marybeth Hicks, (electronic resource)
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Bringing up geeks : How to Protect Your Kid's Childhood in a Grow-Up-Too-Fast World., Marybeth Hicks, (electronic resource)
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https://tulsa.overdrive.com/media/611804
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txt
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rdacontent.
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ODN0000611804
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1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781440630248
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(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
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Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
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5756CC7A-78C3-43A9-94B7-314854A0ABD3

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