Honey, We Lost the Kids : Re-thinking childhood in the multimedia age

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Remember when children grew up in well-defined stages? Adults tried to keep whole areas of life hidden from them – death, bad language, and, of course, sex. In this straight-talking book, Kathleen McDonnell warns us that we can’t go back to that time when grown-ups and kids knew their place.

Praise & Recognition

What McDonnell brings to the child-rearing debate is the fresh air of perspective, a willingness to challenge easy assumptions, a raised eyebrow for the knee-jerk, and a keen ear for cant. The Toronto Star
McDonnell’s is an important voice in an intensifying debate. Now Magazine
This … volume is full of fascinating, relevant material, presented in a down-to-Earth, immensely readable style. Victoria Times Colonist
Honey, We Lost the Kids is an excellent philosophical book that should be read by both educators and parents. ETFO Voice
McDonnell offers refreshing views on old perspectives … This book is insightful and meaningful for many insecure parents. The Richmond News

Details

Publication Date: December 8, 2005

Genre: Adult Nonfiction

Product Format: Paperback

Pages: 192

ISBN: 978-1-897187-04-3

Kathleen McDonnell

About the Author

Kathleen McDonnell

Kathleen McDonnell is an award-winning author and playwright of adult and children’s literature, including The Notherland Journeys series – The Nordlings, The Shining World, and The Songweavers – and Honey, We Lost the Kids. Born in Chicago, Kathleen lives in Toronto with her family.
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