By William Elmer
William B. Elmer wasn’t an ordinary boy—but then no baby is really ordinary. All youngsters have their person hopes and desires, fears and anxieties. however, young children raised in dysfunctional households are likely to develop up with related emotional scars.
In Life of a Kid, Elmer provides a case examine of 1 such baby who grew up within the thirties and forties. The writing is intimate and quick as the boy he profiles is himself. Elmer makes a speciality of either confident and unfavorable occasions that helped formed him into his personal individual, paying specific recognition to his deep internal lifestyles and his mom and dad’ strained relationships. those marital problems, which incorporated violent fights, divorces, remarriages, and a suicide, stored his relatives lifestyles unstable.
At the tip of every bankruptcy, Elmer displays on classes others may possibly examine from his mom and dad’ error. Topics—which are addressed from a Christian perspective—include the misuse of punishment, the necessity to educate young ones approximately love and sexuality, and the significance of making sure young ones understand their mom and dad admire them.
Elmer’s interesting booklet could be a boon either to psychological future health pros who paintings with young ones and to Christian mom and dad trying to find encouragement and idea in elevating their families.
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Life of a Kid: A Case Study in Developmental Psychology by William Elmer