Danelle's Reviews > Bringing Up Geeks: How to Protect Your Kid's Childhood in a Grow-Up-Too-Fast World
by Marybeth Hicks
Rule 1: Raise a Brainiac
Rule 2: Raise a Sheltered Kid
Rule 3: Raise an Uncommon Kid
Rule 4: Raise a Kid Adults Like
Rule 5: Raise a Late Bloomer
Rule 6: Raise a Team Player
Rule 7: Raise a True Friend
Rule 8: Raise a Homebody
Rule 9: Raise a Principled Kid
Rule 10: Raise a Faithful Kid.
p. 215 Use your value system as the starting point for all the decisions you make in respect to your children.
Every decision is a value-laden decision.
...when you don't think through a choice on behalf of your child but instead let social norms decide for you, you adopt the values those norms represent.