Sunday, January 21, 2007

Did You Know?

Fundamentally, it was in the late 19th century that urban parents began to realize that the world their children would face as adults would be quite different than their own, that it would be unusual (and perhaps undesirable) to expect them to follow literally in their parents' footsteps.
Peter Stearns in Anxious Parents, page 2. That sounds about right.

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