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release date: May 16, 2017
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The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis--and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In an era of safe spaces, trigger warnings, and an unprecedented election, the country's youth are in crisis. Senator Ben Sasse warns the nation about the existential threat to America's future.

Raised by well-meaning but overprotective parents and coddled by well-meaning but misbegotten government programs, America's youth are ill-equipped to survive in our highly-competitive global economy.

Many of the coming-of-age rituals that have defined the American experience since the Founding: learning the value of working with your hands, leaving home to start a family, becoming economically self-reliant―are being delayed or skipped altogether. The statistics are daunting: 30% of college students drop out after the first year, and only 4 in 10 graduate. One in three 18-to-34 year-olds live with their parents.

From these disparate phenomena: Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse who as president of a Midwestern college observed the trials of this generation up close, sees an existential threat to the American way of life.

In The Vanishing American Adult, Sasse diagnoses the causes of a generation that can't grow up and offers a path for raising children to become active and engaged citizens. He identifies core formative experiences that all young people should pursue: hard work to appreciate the benefits of labor, travel to understand deprivation and want, the power of reading, the importance of nurturing your body―and explains how parents can encourage them.

Our democracy depends on responsible, contributing adults to function properly―without them America falls prey to populist demagogues. A call to arms, The Vanishing American Adult will ignite a much-needed debate about the link between the way we're raising our children and the future of our country.

release date: Aug 20, 2020
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America's youth are in crisis. Raised by well-meaning but overprotective parents and coddled by well-meaning but misbegotten government programs, they are ill-equipped to survive in our highly competitive global economy. Many of the coming-of-age rituals that have defined the American experience since the founding - learning the value of working with your hands, leaving home to start a family, becoming economically self-reliant - are being delayed or skipped altogether. The statistics are daunting: 30 percent of college students drop out after the first year, and only four in 10 graduate. One in three 18- to 34-year-olds lives with their parents. From these disparate phenomena, Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse, who, as president of a Midwestern college observed the trials of this generation up close, sees an existential threat to the American way of life.
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release date: Jul 14, 2017
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Of Being Parents, Have You Ever Thought Of Why You Become A Parent?
Have You Ever Thought if You Freely Chose to be a Father or a Mother, and Why?

Motherhood and parenthood should be a free choice of adults, and it seems that it is not always as free even if it does not seem so.

And is that, on numerous occasions, have you not asked if we choose to be parents?

From economic precariousness to the crisis in which we live, there are reasons for all tastes to decide precisely that it is not the time to be a parent. Above all, because of being, on many occasions takes us out of the economic system, the social system, the labor system, especially US mothers.

Having children is not a priority for the capitalist economic system in which we live and many are the young people who refuse to be mothers or fathers in the near or far future even in view of the perspective that is posed to them and it is not because they are selfish or frivolous, it's because change is important, very important.
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release date: Jul 07, 2017
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To Make Your Children Happy, To Avoid Jealousy Between Siblings
How to Raise Children to Grow up Happy and not Feel Jealous of their Siblings

When a couple gives birth to a baby, their first baby, it takes him into account, exclusively, because there is no one else. If he spends his time and decides to have another baby, a second child, the brother of the first, then start to think about what will happen, if you want him the same as the major (to this and we answered in his day: Love is not divided, multiplies), if the elder will accept the arrival of a brother and if he starts to show jealous.
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