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Small Animals by Kim Brooks
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it was amazing

It’s described as harrowing and I can see why. How did parenting get so out of hand? It’s hard enough as it is, but to pile on competition, guilt, fear...I can see how things can seem harder than it should. Framed by the author’s experience in leaving her child alone for a few minutes, the book talks about helicopter parenting, kids’ anxieties, and the lack of adult time for parents. It paints a pretty accurate picture of the state of parenting right now.

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Reading Progress

March 12, 2016 – Started Reading
March 21, 2018 – Shelved
March 21, 2018 – Finished Reading

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