TITLE

THE REALITY OF Fantasy: When Magic's Moment End

AUTHOR(S)
Brock, Kenneth
PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
Mothering;Jan/Feb2003, Issue 116, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on how to deal with fantasies of children. Imaginations of children regarding Santa Claus; Problems faced by parents in dealing with the reality of fantasy with children.
ACCESSION #
8921097

 

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