Do we really want strong and healthy children
In this essay Jesper Juul is asking not only parents but also institutions, policy-makers and experts to take a serious look at what they want with our children and youth because rhetoric and practice seem to contradictive. Jesper Juul is also making clear what a strong and healthy child is and the enormous impact it would have on our societies if we decided to prioritize mental and social health.
Woman & Mother
In this essay Jesper Juul is investigating the role and self-image of women and mothers and expresses his worries that pat of women’s mindset as well as behavior is self-destructive. The central section for parents is called “What really happens to nice girls” where the author is challenging our present values related to the education and upbringing of girls and young women.