Childhood Dangers

2008-06-17 00:00

CHILD-REARING is the most challenging of tasks for which new parents are completely untrained and unprepared unless they themselves happen to have grown up as the eldest sibling in a large family. Parental image and identity is closely tied to a child’s development, and in their attempts to be the perfect parents, many tend to be over-

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