Cribsheet

Cribsheet

A Data-driven Guide to Better, More Relaxed Parenting, From Birth to Preschool

Book - 2019
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"By digging into the data, [Emily] Oster found that much of the conventional pregnancy wisdom was wrong. ...She now tackles an even great challenge: decision making in the early years of parenting. As any new parent knows, there is an abundance of often-conflicting advice hurled at you from doctors, family, friends, and the internet. From the earliest days, parents get the message that they must make certain choices around feeding, sleep, and schedule or all will be lost. There's a rule--or three--for everything. But the benefits of these choices can be overstated, and the tradeoffs can be profound... She also shows parents how to think through freighted questions like if and how to go back to work, how to think about toddler discipline, and how to have a relationship and parent at the same time. Economics is the science of decision-making, and Cribsheet is a thinking parent's guide to the chaos and frequent misinformation of the early years."--
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2019
ISBN: 9780525559252
0525559256
Branch Call Number: 618.2 Os73C 2019
Characteristics: xxv, 322 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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