by David Elkind
Paperback, 244 pages, Perseus Books Group, List Price: $16.95 |
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Charts the baby-boom generation's obsession with raising successful children and the adverse results experienced by youngsters asked to do too much too soon, and offers advice on avoiding this syndrome.
October 28, 2009 Disney's offering refunds to millions of parents who purchased Baby Einstein videos, hoping to give their infants an educational jump-start. Videos have been discredited, redirecting emphasis on the importance of interaction between parents and babies for proper development.
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