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The Resource 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, Ron Fournier

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Love that boy : what two presidents, eight road trips, and my son taught me about a parent's expectations
Title
Love that boy
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what two presidents, eight road trips, and my son taught me about a parent's expectations
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Ron Fournier
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eng
Summary
Tyler and I inch toward the Green Room, in line with blow-dried TV anchors and stuffy columnists. He's practicing his handshake and hello: "It's a pleasure to meet you, Mr. President. It's a pleasure to meet you, Mr. President. It's a pleasure to meet you, Mr. President." When the couple in front of us steps forward for their picture, my teenager with sky-blue eyes and a soft heart looks up at me and says, "I hope I don't let you down, Dad." What kind of father raises a son to worry about embarrassing his dad' I want to tell Tyler not to worry, that he'd never let me down. That there's nothing wrong with being different. That I actually am proud of what makes him special. But we are next in line to meet the president of the United States in a room filled with fellow strivers, and all I can think about is the real possibility that Tyler might embarrass himself. Or, God forbid, me. LOVE 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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RECBK
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1963-
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Fournier, Ron
Dewey number
618.92/8588320092
Index
no index present
LC call number
RJ506.A9
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Fournier, Ron
  • Fournier, Tyler
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General
  • Asperger's syndrome in children
  • Asperger's syndrome in children
  • Fathers and sons
  • Parents of autistic children
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Love that boy : what two presidents, eight road trips, and my son taught me about a parent's expectations, Ron Fournier
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Includes bibliographical references
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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1 online resource.
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online
Isbn
9780804140492
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rdamedia
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c
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EB00619335
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remote
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DD0B0A7F-82CF-49E2-B183-6AEC9E906F7C
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  • 946534111
  • (OCoLC)946534111
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Love that boy : what two presidents, eight road trips, and my son taught me about a parent's expectations, Ron Fournier
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804140492
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00619335
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
DD0B0A7F-82CF-49E2-B183-6AEC9E906F7C
System control number
  • 946534111
  • (OCoLC)946534111

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