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All Joy And No Fun

All Joy and No Fun''Parents are able to feel guilt all the time,'' New York magazine's Jennifer Senior commiserates in her smart study of modern parenthood....All Joy and No FunNonfiction''Parents are able to feel guilt all the time,'' New York magazine's Jennifer Senior commiserates in her smart study of modern parenthood....2014-02-05Ecco Press
ALL JOY AND NO FUN Jennifer Senior

ALL JOY AND NO FUN Jennifer Senior

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All Joy and No Fun

Genre: Nonfiction; Author: Jennifer Senior; Publisher: Ecco Press

”Parents are able to feel guilt all the time,” New York magazine’s Jennifer Senior commiserates in her smart study of modern parenthood. Culling from numerous sources — sociologists, historians, bleary-eyed parents — she seeks to unravel not just why parenting is such a daunting endeavor for today’s middle class but why we are all so relentlessly hard on ourselves. On the one hand, it’s a treat to read a parenting book that’s not about our precious children. On the other, what parent has the energy to be reminded how, and why, it’s all so difficult? B

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