Driven by vivid recollection of their own childhood, [some parents] are preoccupied with Billy’s and Suzie’s psychological adjustment. Books and magazines pander to these parents. They promote the latest pop psychology—all tailored to insecure moms and dads. These gurus promise to teach you how to build self-esteem in your children. Have you noticed that no books promise to help produce children who esteem others?
- Tedd Tripp