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The Happiest Kids In The World

Author : Rina Mae Acosta
ISBN : 9781473540569
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Why do: · Dutch babies seem so content, and sleep so well? · Dutch parents let their kids play outside on their own? · The Dutch trust their children to bike to school? · Dutch schools not set homework for the under-tens? · Dutch teenagers not rebel? · What is the secret of bringing up the happiest kids in the world? In a recent UNICEF study of child well-being, Dutch children came out on top as the happiest all-round. Rina Mae Acosta and Michele Hutchison, both married to Dutchmen and bringing up their kids in Holland, examine the unique environment that enables the Dutch to turn out such contented, well-adjusted and healthy babies, children and teens. Read this book if you want to find out what lessons you can learn from Dutch parents, to ensure your kids turn out happy!


Author : John de Graaf
ISBN : 9781609949297
Genre : Business & Economics
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NEW EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED affluenza, n. a painful, contagious, socially transmitted condition of overload, debt, anxiety, and waste resulting from the dogged pursuit of more. We tried to warn you! The 2008 economic collapse proved how resilient and dangerous affluenza can be. Now in its third edition, this book can safely be called prophetic in showing how problems ranging from loneliness, endless working hours, and family conflict to rising debt, environmental pollution, and rampant commercialism are all symptoms of this global plague. The new edition traces the role overconsumption played in the Great Recession, discusses new ways to measure social health and success (such as the Gross Domestic Happiness index), and offers policy recommendations to make our society more simplicity-friendly. The underlying message isn't to stop buying—it's to remember, always, that the best things in life aren't things.

Mia Nea Z Gia T Stella

Author : Terry McMillan
ISBN : 9606002535
Genre : African American women
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Love And Work

Author : Mieke Polderman
ISBN : 9789059728561
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Is there interaction between love and work? If so, in what ways does it appear? The main incentive for this research is the notable increase of American and Dutch people who wish to spend more and more of their time working and who feel useless and robbed of their identity when separated from their jobs. It seems that work is considered more fulfilling and satisfying than love, which can be undermined by failing relationships, tension, depression, violence, addiction, crime or angry and unmanageable children. Whereas Proust described love in a milieu where most of the work was done by servants and artists, Freud was convinced that love and work were the two main pillars of society. This view has been echoed by psychologists, sociologists, philosophers and novelists. However, a new phenomenon is that men and women share love and work. Finding the right balance between the two is a hot topic in “how to” books, newspaper and magazine articles but the underlying connections have received little if any scrutiny. In fact it may well be a mission impossible since, as the Frankfurt School asserted, the capitalist powers, in search of profit, urge politicians to lure men, women and children onto the work floor by telling them work is a duty that not only will provide disposable income but also happiness and fulfillment in life. Hence people internalize this message without asking themselves why continuous consumption is more important than giving and receiving love, which they crave but seldom find. Although focusing on middle-class people between the ages of twenty five and forty who are travelling the “highway of life”, have paid jobs, a relationship of at least three years and children, this study should be of interest to everyone.

Analytical Index To The Report And Evidence Contained In Appendices Parts I Ii Iii

Author : Poor Law Inquiry Commission for Scotland
ISBN : UCAL:C2626769
Genre : Poor
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More Than Happy

Author : Serena B. Miller
ISBN : 9781476753409
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Examines the way that Amish parents raise their children, arguing for the group's basic parenting principles in order to produce happy, well-adjusted children.

A Child S War

Author : Kati David
ISBN : 0380711095
Genre : History
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Fifteen people, who were children during World War II, share their memories of the period and explain how it shaped their lives

Handbook Of Studies On Child Psychiatry

Author : Bruce John Tonge
ISBN : UOM:39015017980783
Genre : Medical
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Writing Exploratory Essays

Author : Steven M. Strang
ISBN : 1559342625
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This reader/text progresses from expressive to expository to argumentative aims and culminates in the exploration of literary texts.

Navigantium Atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca

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