Postmodern Parenting Worry of the Week: Are You Raising a Narcissist?

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Sorting through the daily influx of press releases that journalists like me face whenever they brave their inbox, this one caught my eye: “Are You Raising a Narcissist?”

Having an only child makes me constantly on alert for signs that we’re spoiling, coddling or otherwise crippling him through our well-intentioned parenting, so I read the release with interest.

“Do you blog about your children?” it asked. Yes. Professionally.

“Do you share photos and information about them over Facebook and Twitter?” Um, yes.

“You may be raising a narcissist,” the release decreed.

Uh oh.

[To read the rest of Alisson Clark’s postmodern dilemma, visit GeekMom!]

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