Cribsheet

With so many parenting theories driving us all a bit batty, this is the type of book that we need to help calm things down.” —LA Times “The book is jampacked with information, but it’s also a delightful read because Oster is such a ...

Cribsheet

Cribsheet

From the author of Expecting Better and The Family Firm, an economist's guide to the early years of parenting. “Both refreshing and useful. With so many parenting theories driving us all a bit batty, this is the type of book that we need to help calm things down.” —LA Times “The book is jampacked with information, but it’s also a delightful read because Oster is such a good writer.” —NPR With Expecting Better, award-winning economist Emily Oster spotted a need in the pregnancy market for advice that gave women the information they needed to make the best decision for their own pregnancies. By digging into the data, Oster found that much of the conventional pregnancy wisdom was wrong. In Cribsheet, she now tackles an even greater challenge: decision-making in the early years of parenting. As any new parent knows, there is an abundance of often-conflicting advice hurled at you from doctors, family, friends, and strangers on the internet. From the earliest days, parents get the message that they must make certain choices around feeding, sleep, and schedule or all will be lost. There's a rule—or three—for everything. But the benefits of these choices can be overstated, and the trade-offs can be profound. How do you make your own best decision? Armed with the data, Oster finds that the conventional wisdom doesn't always hold up. She debunks myths around breastfeeding (not a panacea), sleep training (not so bad!), potty training (wait until they're ready or possibly bribe with M&Ms), language acquisition (early talkers aren't necessarily geniuses), and many other topics. She also shows parents how to think through freighted questions like if and how to go back to work, how to think about toddler discipline, and how to have a relationship and parent at the same time. Economics is the science of decision-making, and Cribsheet is a thinking parent's guide to the chaos and frequent misinformation of the early years. Emily Oster is a trained expert—and mom of two—who can empower us to make better, less fraught decisions—and stay sane in the years before preschool.

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Cribsheet
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Emily Oster
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-23 - Publisher: Penguin

From the author of Expecting Better and The Family Firm, an economist's guide to the early years of parenting. “Both refreshing and useful. With so many parenting theories driving us all a bit batty, this is the type of book that we need to help calm things down.” —LA Times
Summary & Analysis of Cribsheet
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: ZIP Reads
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 101-01-01 - Publisher: ZIP Reads

PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary and analysis of the book and not the original book. If you'd like to purchase the original book, please paste this link in your browser: https://amzn.to/2YVQ7X7 Health economist and mother of two, Emily Oster has taken the hot topics of the Mommy Wars and
Summary
Language: en
Pages: 124
Authors: Great Liberty Publisher
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-13 - Publisher: Independently Published

PLEASE NOTE: This is an independent and unofficial summary and analysis was published and written by Great Liberty Publishing, is in no way affiliated with the original author, and is NOT the original book nor is it intended to replace the original book. It is written mainly to guide you
The Family Firm
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Emily Oster
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-03 - Publisher: Penguin

The instant New York Times bestseller! “Emily Oster dives into the data on parenting issues, cuts through the clutter, and gives families the bottom line to help them make better decisions.” –Good Morning America “A targeted mini-MBA program designed to help moms and dads establish best practices for day-to-day operations."
Motivation, Emotion, and Cognition
Language: en
Pages: 470
Authors: David Yun Dai, IBM Professor of Psychology and Education Robert J Sternberg, PhD PhD, Robert J. Sternberg
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-07-13 - Publisher: Routledge

The central argument of this book is that cognition is not the whole story in understanding intellectual functioning and development. To account for inter-individual, intra-individual, and developmental variability in actual intellectual performance, it is necessary to treat cognition, emotion, and motivation as inextricably related. Motivation, Emotion, and Cognition: Integrative Perspectives

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