Love that boy: what two presidents, eight road trips, and my son taught me about a parent's expectations

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"[A]n eloquent, brave, big-hearted book&;about the timeless anxieties and emotions of parenthood, and the modern twists thereon.&; &;James Fallows, The AtlanticLove That Boy is a uniquely personal story about the causes and costs of outsized parental expectations. What we want for our children&;popularity, normalcy, achievement, genius&;and what they truly need&;grit, empathy, character&;are explored by National Journal&;s Ron Fournier, who weaves his extraordinary journey to acceptance around the latest research on childhood development and stories of other loving-but-struggling parents.
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subject_facetAsperger's syndrome in children -- Patients -- Biography
Asperger's syndrome in children -- Patients -- Family relationships
Families
Fathers and sons -- Biography
Fournier, Ron, -- 1963-
Fournier, Tyler -- Mental health
Parents of autistic children
title_displayLove that boy : what two presidents, eight road trips, and my son taught me about a parent's expectations
title_fullLove That Boy What Two Presidents, Eight Road Trips, and My Son Taught Me About a Parent's Expectations
Love that boy : what two presidents, eight road trips, and my son taught me about a parent's expectations / Ron Fournier
Love that boy : what two presidents, eight road trips, and my son taught me about a parent's expectations [electronic resource] / Ron Fournier
title_shortLove that boy
title_subwhat two presidents, eight road trips, and my son taught me about a parent's expectations
topic_facetAsperger's syndrome in children
Biography & Autobiography
Families
Family & Relationships
Family relationships
Fathers and sons
Fournier, Ron
Fournier, Tyler
Mental health
Nonfiction
Parents of autistic children
Patients