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Home-Alone America

The Hidden Toll of Day Care, Behavioral Drugs, and Other Parent Substitutes

by Mary Eberstadt

  • 136 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Sentinel HC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Parenting,
  • Sociology (Specific Aspects),
  • Family & Relationships,
  • Child Development And Rearing,
  • United States,
  • Sociology,
  • Child Care/Parenting,
  • Parenting - General,
  • Parental deprivation,
  • Child Development,
  • Children"s Studies,
  • Sociology - Marriage & Family,
  • Social Science / Sociology / Marriage & Family,
  • Children of working mothers,
  • Children of working parents

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8880656M
    ISBN 101595230041
    ISBN 109781595230041

    Get this from a library! Home-alone America: Why today's kids are overmedicated, overweight, and more troubled than ever before. [Mary Eberstadt] -- The author reopens the politically incorrect question of just how much children need their parents, especially their mothers. She contends that absent parents--and children who feel like just another. Get this from a library! Home-alone America: the hidden toll of day care, behavioral drugs, and other parent substitutes. [Mary Eberstadt] -- The author reopens the politically incorrect question of just how much children need their parents, especially their mothers. She contends that absent parents--and children who feel like just another.

      Home Alone? Dianne Bergant In the popular Christmastime movie “Home Alone,” an inattentive family goes off on vacation, not noticing the absence of . How America can rebuild its industrial landscape to sustain an innovative economy. America is the world leader in innovation, but many of the innovative ideas that are hatched in American start-ups, labs, and companies end up going abroad to reach commercial scale. Apple, the superstar of innovation, locates its production in China (yet still reaps most of its profits in the .

    After the excitement of Thanksgiving Day, my family sits down that night and watches the Christmas classic, Home Alone. This movie is not only hysterical and shows the importance of family, but brings my family together and prepares us for the Christmas season as it is revered as an all-time favorite and looked forward to every year. An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation. It is Christmas time and the McCallister family is preparing for a vacation in Paris, France. But the youngest in the family, Kevin (Macaulay Culkin), got into a scuffle with his older.


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Price New from 5/5(4). The Home Alone storybook, with artful, energetic illustrations by Kim Smith, is a kinder, gentler version of the movie.”—Shelf Awareness “ Home Alone: The Classic Illustrated Storybook offers all the fun of the original movie in a darling hardcover package whose read-aloud story teaches lessons about responsibility and the importance of 5/5(2).

W hy are America’s children and youth suffering at unprecedented rates from malaise, obesity, substance abuse, conduct disorders, mental illness, and sexually transmitted diseases. The answer is quite simple, according to Mary Eberstadt in her book Home-Alone America: The Hidden Toll of Day Care, Behavioral Drugs, and Other Parent Substitutes.

Enjoy favorite scenes and quotes from the beloved classic movie Home Alone with this authorized coloring book. Resourceful young Kevin McAllister, accidentally left to his own devices, enjoys the adventure of a lifetime—ordering pizza, navigating his scary basement, and pulverizing bungling burglars—in the wildly popular film that has become a Christmas classic.

Home-alone America, by contrast, has no such body of opposing thought toward which actual or would-be reformers might turn, though exceptions are beginning to appear.

In a brilliant short book published infor example, Kay S. Hymowitz broke. Home-Alone America: The Home-Alone America book Toll of Day Care, Behavioral Drugs, and Other Parent Substitutes, by Mary Eberstadt (New York: Sentinel, ), pages, hardcover, $ Available from American Opinion Book Services, P.O.

BoxAppleton, WI (plus shipping and handling); by phone at ; or online at Book Wizard; IMAGE NOT AVAILABLE. Home Alone The Classic Illustrated Storybook. By Kim Smith, John Hughes. Grades. PreK-K, M. Genre. Fiction. Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister wished his family would disappear. But he never thought his wish would actually come true.

The classic movie kids know and love is now an illustrated storybook for the. Home Alone is the highly successful and beloved family comedy about a young boy named Kevin (Macaulay Culkin) who is accidentally left behind when his family takes off for a vacation in France over the holiday season.

Once he realizes they've left him "home alone," he learns to fend for himself and, eventually has to protect his house against two bumbling burglars (Joe Pesci, /5(30). Home Alone America by Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D. What is it about the chattering classes anyhow.

Why can the policy wonks and public intellectuals not see the point of Mary Eberstadt's important new book, Home Alone America?Many reviewers seem determined to miss the deep truth of this book: It would be better for both children and adults if more.

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out of 5 stars Home-Alone America. Reviewed in the United States on Janu Verified Purchase. If you think our schools are bad today - read this book. If you think throwing more money at our schools will help, read this book. If you think everyone else is at fault except the parents with regards to today's children, read this book/5(8).

Book Review: Home-alone America Rich Lowry. Mary Eberstadt has written an unwelcome book. That doesn't make it any less important or less necessary. But many people will want to look the other way. In "Home-Alone America," Eberstadt confronts us with the consequences of a revolution in American parenting that has left children increasingly.

Home Alone is a American comedy film written and produced by John Hughes and directed by Chris stars Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard, and Catherine O' film follows an eight-year-old boy (Culkin), who must defend his home from two burglars (Pesci and Stern) after his family mistakenly leaves him behind on their Christmas Music by: John Williams.

The booby trap scene from Home Alone already feels like a cartoon, so turning it into a flipbook was natural. It especially works great with the amazing sound effects. This took over a month to. “The Home Alone storybook, with artful, energetic illustrations by Kim Smith, is a kinder, gentler version of the movie.”—Shelf Awareness “ Home Alone: The Classic Illustrated Storybook offers all the fun of the original movie in a darling hardcover package whose read-aloud story teaches lessons about responsibility and the importance /5().

He won the American Library Association Notable Book for Abe Lincoln for Class President, the American Bookseller Pick of the Lists, and was a Edgar Allan Poe nominee from the Mystery Writers of America.4/5(2).

From movies EVOLUTION of HOME ALONE Movies & TV () Home Alone Again with the Google Assistant compared - Duration: EVOLUTION TV. One thought on “Mary Eberstadt’s book “Home Alone America”” Foxfier says: 10/29/ at AM Well both of my parents worked, but since my folks are ranchers, they both sort of worked “from home”– I remember changing sprinklers, doctoring cows and branding as far back as I have memories.

A Smart Girl's Guide: Staying Home Alone. Use this guide to feel confident and in control when you're home alone. Inside you'll find boredom busters, fun-for-one ideas, quizzes, snack recipes, safety tips, and sibling survival secrets. Plus, a special section to fill in, tear out, and post.

Home Alone has a variety of quotable lines, but one, in particular, comes from an old film Kevin watches during the movie, and Captain America himself Chris Evans just learned it wasn't Kevin McCallister, the pint-sized hero of Home Alone, is back, but this time he's lost in New York.

The Big Apple--and Kevin--will never be the same. This picture book adaptation of the movie is the perfect home companion for Kevin's fans grades 2 and up. Full-color movie stills.