PBS NewsHour

How parenting evolved into cultivating kids’ happiness

Clip: 05/05/2014 | 11m 41s

In an era when parents are working outside the home, many struggle to figure out their proper role in their children’s lives. Competition among families and the concept of making sure kids are always happy may also be adding to the stresses of modern parenthood. Judy Woodruff talks to Jennifer Senior, author of “All Joy No Fun,” about the evolving pressure to raise perfectly well-rounded children.

Aired: 05/05/14

Rating: NR

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