Artificial Maturity

  • by Tim Elmore
  • Narrated by Arte Johnson
  • 7 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

How to raise kids who can handle the real world...
Today's Generation iY (teens brought up with the Internet) and Homelanders (children born after 9/11) are overexposed to information at an earlier age than ever and paradoxically are underexposed to meaningful relationships and real-life experiences. Artificial Maturity addresses the problem of what to do when parents and teachers mistake children's superficial knowledge for real maturity. The audiobook is filled with practical steps that adults can take to furnish the experiences kids need to balance their abilities with authentic maturity.


Shows how to identify the problem of artificial maturity in Generation iY and Homelanders
Reveals what to do to help children balance autonomy, responsibility, and information
Includes a down-to-earth model for coaching and guiding youth to true maturity
Artificial Maturity gives parents, teachers, and others who work with youth a manual for understanding and practicing the leadership kids so desperately need to mature in a healthy fashion.
PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-08-2012
  • Publisher: Audible Studios