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The days I remember best are the ones where things simply unfolded. He looks at the cultural, medical, and technological developments that are opening new possibilities for us all. Stopped reading this after 60 pages. Also the chapters all started to seem pretty formulaic by the end. Some of the stories and information I found so interesting it prompted me to read more about a number of the schools and grassroots programs he discusses in the book.

His chapter on homework, for instance, draws from The Homework Myth and The Case Against Homework though Honore is actually more balanced than either of these books in his treatment of the subject. Jan 20, cati rated it liked it. Covering everything from flash cards and Baby Einstein to aggressive intervention in schooling and too many extracurricular activities, Carl Honore maps out the ways that we over-manage children and what we can do about it. The High Cost of Invasive Parenting” which is focussed more on the college years.

He shares many mind bending thoughts like, “Competition can be thrilling for children and spur them on to play better; it can Under Pressure by Carl Honore is not a recipe for raising children in the twenty first century.

Thought provoking exploration of the culture of hyper or hover parenting and the damages it can do to kids. The book discusses how parents and educators have become so competitive and obsessive over our children’s lives yet have also ignored the most essential elements of a child’s early years – play.


Carl Honoré

By using children as a way to relive our own lives, or as a way to make up for our personal shortcomings, we have destroyed the magic and innocence of childhood. This is mostly a compilation of the things many a parent and kid I know has ranted about overscheduled kids, excess media, hypercompetitiveness, endless standardized tests After studying history and Italian at Edinburgh University, he worked with street children in Brazil.

As much as our schools and activities interfere, er, intervene, with childhood, more than at any other time in history, we should be getting better results rather than rising childhood rebellion, aggression, addiction, depression, delinquency and stress-induced health complications.

Jan 07, Lisa Marie rated it really liked it.

car This somewhat meandering highly anecdotal book has little new to say about the foibles of modern Western middle-class parenting. There were times when the author came off as an aging baby boomer annoyed that young kids today might actually be conventional and care more about academics and income than radical change.

Mar 05, Chose Bine rated it did not like it. Or maybe you just day-dreamed. Depressing book about children’s current childhoods, honkre how “helicopter” parents hover over their kids’ every breath. This book is preaching to the choir. The book touches on so many important topics in parenting: I know there are some kids who are still getting good educations or have figured it out desp If you have kids.

Carl suggests we organize less! A quick, fun read, though it did not feel particularly profound.

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This was so irrelevant to my family’s lifestyle that I couldn’t see spending any more of my precious reading time with it. Emboldening abjo in older age demands big structural changes.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This book is not yet featured on Xarl. Nov 02, Heidi rated it liked it. I know there are some kids who are still getting good educations or have figured it out despite mediocre ones. I thought this was fine. You should read it.


The constant alarm bells are a bit much. Western children are not unlike the oh-so-much-more enlightened children of poverty-stricken third world countries incapable of creative play. Lists with This Book. I was getting muddled by the weirdness of how people do things.

This came at a good time for me.

While I’m sure that most bano probably accurate, a few struck me wildly false. He shares many mind bending thoughts like, “Competition can be thrilling for children and spur them on to play better; it can also teach them about winning and losing.

Honore basically contends that child hood has become too rigid, that, in our quest to make our kids successful, we’ve stopped allowing them to just be kids – kids who are programmed, on their own, without our meddling and intervention bauo to discover the environement and learn at their own pace.

Just be grateful he’s leaving in 2 weeks. Quotes from Under Pressure: I couldn’t finish it. There is no such thing. I wanted to buy his pfesion “In praise of slowness” but ended up buying “under pressure”.

I wish the author cited some of the study results and vignettes he quoted. For a start, we will have to tear up the old script that locks us into devoting the early part of our life to education, the middle chunk to working and raising kids, and whatever is left over at the end to leisure.

The book is essentially a wakeup call to parents, and those who work with children, to re-evaluate how we child-rear. Haz clic en Ya tengo iTunes, para que sea activado. This was an interesting read. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.