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The more you try to make a child happy, the less happy he'll be
Parenting Advice
John Rosemond Color
John Rosemond
Making children happy became a parenting goal in the early 1970s. The paradox, as everyone with a modicum of commonsense knows, is that the more effort parents put into making a child happy, the more unhappy the child becomes.
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