Dr. Hilary Levey Friedman is a Harvard sociologist and author of Playing To Win: Raising Children In A Competitive Culture, about elementary school-age children’s participation in the competitive afterschool activities of chess, dance, and soccer.
Dr. Friedman is a parenting expert who studies childhood, beauty pageants, afterschool activities, and popular culture.
Raising Children In A Competitive Culture
- Why are afterschool activities so important in American childhood?
- What benefits are there for kids who compete?
- What are some drawbacks?
- How should parents make sure their kids get the most of their competitive afterschool activities?
- How can I pick the right activity for my children?
You can find out more about Dr. Hilary Levey Friedman’s work on her website, HilaryLeveyFriedman.com, and check out Playing To Win wherever books are sold (online, or in person). She is @hleveyfriedman on Twitter and loves to interact with readers via email or social media.
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