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Selfish reasons to have more kids

why being a great parent is less work and more fun than you think

by Bryan Douglas Caplan

  • 60 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Parenthood,
  • Home economics,
  • Parenting,
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / General,
  • Social sciences,
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / Child Rearing,
  • Children

  • About the Edition

    Contrarian economist Bryan Caplan takes on family planning and happiness--and turns conventional wisdom on its head.

    Edition Notes

    StatementBryan Caplan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ755.8
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    Pagination1 online resource.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25565469M
    ISBN 10046502341X
    ISBN 109780465023417
    OCLC/WorldCa756484319

    Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids Why Being A Great Parent Is Less Work and More Fun Than You Think (Book): Caplan, Bryan Douglas: We've needlessly turned parenting into an unpleasant chore. Parents invest more time and money in their kids than ever, but the shocking lesson of twin and adoption research is that upbringing is much less important than genetics in the long run. Download Selfish Reasons To Have More Kids ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to Selfish Reasons To Have More Kids book pdf for free now. Selfish Reasons To Have More Kids. Author: Bryan Caplan ISBN: Genre: Family & Relationships File Size: MB.

      Bryan Caplan has a simple recommendation. Have more kids. If you have one, have another. If you have two, consider three or four. As Caplan spells out in his book, Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids, children have higher private benefits than most people ch shows that parents can take it easy, as there is not much they can change about their children. Read "Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids Why Being a Great Parent is Less Work and More Fun Than You Think" by Bryan Caplan available from Rakuten Kobo. We've needlessly turned parenting into an unpleasant chore. Parents invest more time and money in their kids than ever, Brand: Basic Books.

    I'm Bryan Caplan, Professor of Economics at George Mason University and New York Times Bestselling author. I've written The Myth of the Rational Voter, named "the best political book of the year" by the New York Times, Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids, The Case Against Education, and Open Borders (co-authored with Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal's Zach Weinersmith). Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids is a book of practical big ideas. How can parents be happier? What can they change and what do they need to just accept? Which of their worries can parents safely forget? Above all, what is the right number of kids for you to have? Learn to mold your kids less and enjoy your life more. Your kids will turn out : Ebook.


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