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The Family Firm by Emily Oster

The Family Firm

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The Family Firm by Emily Oster
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Aug 03, 2021 | ISBN 9781984881755

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“A targeted mini-MBA program designed to help moms and dads establish best practices for day-to-day operations…Because this is an Oster book, there’s data scattered everywhere — on the development of reading skills by age, on the concussion risks of playing soccer, on the benefits of dipping Brussels sprouts in sweetened cream cheese. It’s all presented in the breezy, skeptical style that’s made Oster’s work a must-read for parents who don’t have the time to investigate Finnish studies about integrating extracurriculars into the school day.” The Washington Post

“With Oster’s help, rather than fear this next stage of parenting, readers can embrace (and even enjoy) the challenge.” —Booklist

“Oster offers a plethora of rational guidance for parents of kids between pre-K and middle school in this eminently practical guide.” —Publishers Weekly

“A guide . . . to chart a child’s path with less stress and more optimization for healthy habits and future success.” —TIME

“Merging a business approach with her trademark empowering voice, Emily dispenses the stress-less advice you actually want.” —Audrey Goodson Kingo, Working Mother


“A revelation for curious mothers-to-be.” —New York Times

“Emily Oster is the non-judgmental girlfriend holding our hand and guiding us through pregnancy and motherhood. She has done the work to get us the hard facts in a soft, understandable way.” —Amy Schumer

“Gives moms-to-be a big helping of peace of mind!” —Harvey Karp M.D., bestselling author of The Happiest Baby on the Block

“It took someone as smart as Emily Oster to make it all this simple. She cuts through the thicket of anxiety and received wisdom, and gives us the facts. Expecting Better is both enlightening and calming. It almost makes me want to get pregnant.” —Pamela Druckerman, New York Times bestselling author of Bringing Up Bébé and Bébé Day by Day

“Parenting can be fraught. Cribsheet aims to help parents do better.” —The Economist

“Both refreshing and useful.” —LA Times

“The book is jampacked with information, but it’s also a delightful read because Oster is such a good writer.” —NPR

“A huge relief . . . freeing.” —The Washington Post

“In my household, [Emily Oster] is the all-knowing Aunt we have never met. Parenting would be a lot more stressful without these books.” —Adam Ozimek, Forbes

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