Parenting for a Peaceful World

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ISBN: 9781550925814
Release Date: 2014-04-14
Number of pages: 500
Author: Robin Grille
Publisher: New Society Publishers

Download and read online Parenting for a Peaceful World in PDF and EPUB More than a parenting guide, this study of childhood is a powerful manual for social change.


Parenting for a Peaceful World

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ISBN: 9781550924541
Release Date: 2010-05-01
Number of pages: 442
Author: Robin Grille
Publisher: New Society Publishers

Download and read online Parenting for a Peaceful World in PDF and EPUB Parenting for a Peaceful World is a fascinating look at how child-rearing customs have shaped societies and major world events. This completely updated and revised edition reveals how children adapt to and are influenced by different parenting styles and how safeguarding their emotional development is the key to creating a more peaceful, harmonious, and sustainable world. Author Robin Grille provides a wealth of practical advice for raising a well-adjusted child, including strategies for: Supporting your child's developing emotional intelligence Understanding how your childhood has influenced your own emotional make-up Helping you achieve your full parenting potential Parenting for a Peaceful World is for parents, child health professionals, teachers, and adults seeking to heal and grow. Robin Grille is an internationally renowned author, speaker, educator, psychologist, and psychotherapist specializing in child development, parenting issues, and family relationships.


Parenting for a Peaceful World

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ISBN: 9781921004148
Release Date: 2009-04-01
Number of pages: 428
Author: Robin Grille
Publisher: New Society Publishers

Download and read online Parenting for a Peaceful World in PDF and EPUB More than a parenting guide, this study of childhood is a powerful manual for social change.


Positive Parenting for a Peaceful World

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ISBN: 1856752364
Release Date: 2005
Number of pages: 143
Author: Ruth Tod
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

Download and read online Positive Parenting for a Peaceful World in PDF and EPUB How do 9/11-era parents deal with the fearful, violent world where their children are growing up? Two experts in non-violence show how to practice established conflict resolution techniques with children from birth through adolescence. It starts with better awareness of our own needs and wants, with peaceful ways to meet them. Words that solve problems without arguments lead families into sharing, working, and playing together so that peace is a normal feature of daily life--including dealing effectively with bullies.


Parenting for a Peaceful World 2nd Ed

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ISBN: 0992360404
Release Date: 2013
Number of pages: 500
Author: Robin Grille
Publisher:

Download and read online Parenting for a Peaceful World 2nd Ed in PDF and EPUB Imagine a world where war, tyranny, human rights abuses and ecological destruction are relics of the past. What if the means to create such a reality were in the hands of mothers and fathers, and all those involved in the care and education of children? Parenting for a Peaceful World is a fascinating look at how parenting customs have shaped societies and major world events. It reveals how children adapt to different parenting styles and how these early experiences underpin the adults they become. In this expansive book, Robin Grille draws on revolutionary new research to argue that the safeguarding of children's emotional development is the key to creating a more peaceful and harmonious world. Parenting for a Peaceful World is a book for parents, child health professionals, and adults learning to be whole again. It is a manifesto for policy-makers and a resource for teachers. If the findings outlined in these pages are put into practice, the result may be a revolution of peace, humanity, and a world beyond our imagining.


Parenting for Peace

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ISBN: 9781591811763
Release Date: 2012-01
Number of pages: 443
Author: Marcy Axness
Publisher: Sentient Publications

Download and read online Parenting for Peace in PDF and EPUB If we really want to change the world, let us raise a generation hardwired for peace and innovation from the very beginning. A child whose brain develops its capacity for self-regulation, self-reflection, trust, and empathy is a joy to parent. As an adult, this individual will have the heart to embrace and exemplify peace, the mind to innovate solutions to social and ecological challenges, and the will to enact them. Such a person is never a genetically predetermined given, but the result of dynamic interactions between genetics and environment, beginning before he or she is even born. Foundations for this level of health begin forming during the prenatal period, and some aspects of optimal development are influenced as early as conception. In the midst of our global human, economic and environmental crises, we have overlooked a profound means of cultivating a sustainable, peaceful future: the choices and attitudes with which we bring our children to life and shepherd them into adulthood. With compassion, good humour and engaging examples, this book points out fundamental missteps we have made through the ages, and explains why they're counter-productive. It gives straightforward guidelines using a unique 7-step/7-principle matrix for parents to foster their children's development in a vibrantly growth-oriented fashion, rather than a protection-oriented fashion. This is an essential guide for raising a generation of peacemakers.


Heart to heart Parenting

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ISBN: 0646575457
Release Date: 2012
Number of pages: 309
Author: Robin Grille
Publisher: Robin Grille Press

Download and read online Heart to heart Parenting in PDF and EPUB And essential book for parents, Heart to Heart Parenting is more than just a how-to book about raising happy and resilient children. Its focus is to create a joyous connection with your baby and toddler. Using techniques that are based on bonding rather than shaming, manipulation or punishment, Robin Grille introduces you to insightful and practical ways to benefit your child's emotional wellbeing and social development, including how to: - Build a quality relationship with your child - Trust your in-built parenting wisdom to understand your child's emotional needs - Look beneath the surface to support your child as they explore their world from conception to school age - Help them develop self esteem, their sense of autonomy or independence - Encourage them to take risks - Learn the benefits of meaningful attachment to parents and the social impact of wounds


Calm Parents Happy Kids

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ISBN: 9781473502659
Release Date: 2014-09-04
Number of pages: 304
Author: Dr. Laura Markham
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online Calm Parents Happy Kids in PDF and EPUB Calm Parents, Happy Kids is the UK version of Dr Laura Markham's hugely successful and ground-breaking book, Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids. Now adapted for UK audiences, this practical and inspiring book reveals a three step programme that will transform family life. Most parenting books focus on changing a child's behaviour, but the truth is that children only change when their relationship with their parents changes. In Calm Parents, Happy Kids, Dr Laura Markham introduces an approach to parenting that eliminates threats, power struggles and manipulation, in favour of setting limits with empathy and communication. Bringing together the latest research in brain development with a focus on emotional awareness (for both parents and children), it will appeal to all parents who don’t want to force their children into compliance and lose their temper, but want to keep calm and help their children want to behave.


The Danish Way of Parenting

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ISBN: 9781101992975
Release Date: 2016-06-29
Number of pages: 208
Author: Jessica Joelle Alexander
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online The Danish Way of Parenting in PDF and EPUB From free play to cozy together time, discover the parenting secrets of the happiest people in the world What makes Denmark the happiest country in the world--and how do Danish parents raise happy, confident, successful kids, year after year? This upbeat and practical book presents six essential principles, which spell out P-A-R-E-N-T: Play is essential for development and well-being. Authenticity fosters trust and an "inner compass." Reframing helps kids cope with setbacks and look on the bright side. Empathy allows us to act with kindness toward others. No ultimatums means no power struggles, lines in the sand, or resentment. Togetherness is a way to celebrate family time, on special occasions and every day. The Danes call this hygge--and it's a fun, cozy way to foster closeness. Preparing meals together, playing favorite games, and sharing other family traditions are all hygge. (Cell phones, bickering, and complaining are not!) With illuminating examples and simple yet powerful advice, The Danish Way of Parenting will help parents from all walks of life raise the happiest, most well-adjusted kids in the world.


Calms

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ISBN: 0976873524
Release Date: 2007-04
Number of pages: 96
Author: Carrie Contey
Publisher:

Download and read online Calms in PDF and EPUB A simple book to support parents to stay emotionally connected with their babies during challenging moments. Printed on recycled paper."This book is user-friendly and a little life-saver for Moms and Dads as they embark upon the grand journey of caring for their child. Easy to read - but make no mistake: this booklet is chock-a-block full of the most up-to-date, scientifically sound information and advice, and it will help you inject peace, harmony and pleasure into your relationship with your child. The beautiful and heart-warming family photos sprinkled throughout will keep you connected to our larger human family." ~Robin Grille, Author of Parenting for a Peaceful World


If the Buddha Had Kids

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ISBN: 9781101152096
Release Date: 2012-08-28
Number of pages: 320
Author: Charlotte Kasl
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online If the Buddha Had Kids in PDF and EPUB Zen and the art of raising children to make peace in the world . . . In this wise and insightful volume, Charlotte Kasl applies her signature blend of spiritual guidelines, exercises, and practical advice to a stage of life that leaves many of us searching for answers. If the Buddha Had Kids draws from Buddhist, Quaker, and other spiritual traditions to help parents raise children who value cooperation, compassion, and understanding, emphasizing that finding peace within a family is the first step toward creating a peaceful world. Beginning with creating a healthy bond with your child and moving through all stages of life, encouraging empathy, respect, fascination, and curiosity, Kasl explores the spiritual journey of parenting. She also draws on her decades of experience as a healer and practicing psychotherapist to tackle very practical concerns such as the roles of electronics, money, sexuality, and education, and what it means to find one’s voice. This lively book promises to bring inspiration, humor, and wisdom to the joys and struggles of raising children in our contemporary world, and will serve as an enlightening companion for all moms and dads. From the Trade Paperback edition.


Mindful Parenting

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ISBN: 9781250020321
Release Date: 2014-01-07
Number of pages: 272
Author: Kristen Race, PhD
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

Download and read online Mindful Parenting in PDF and EPUB A mindful approach to parenting that helps children (and their parents) feel happier, healthier, calmer, and less stressed in our frenetic era Rooted in the science of the brain, and integrating cognitive neuroscience and child development, Mindful Parenting is a unique program that speaks directly to today's busy families who make up what Dr. Race calls "Generation Stress." Research has shown that mindfulness practices stimulate the prefrontal cortex of the brain. Regular stimulation of this part of the brain helps us feel happier, healthier, calmer, less anxious, less stressed, and makes it easier for us to concentrate and think clearly—the very behavior we are hoping our children will display. Dr. Race provides: An explanation of the way the brain works and why parents and kids today are more stressed, anxious, and angry than ever before Practical solutions to the problem: Things parents can do to change brain patterns and create a more relaxed and happier home "Brain Coolers": Quick tips that can be used in the moment to help families relax, recharge, and create happiness (such as "The Three Breath Hug") Mindful Parenting understands the realities of raising a family in our fast paced and often-frenetic world and provides hundreds of easy-to-implement solutions, both for parents and their children, to help them manage stress, create peace, and live happier lives.


Parenting for Social Change

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ISBN: 0982951507
Release Date: 2011
Number of pages: 147
Author: Teresa Graham Brett
Publisher: Social Change Press

Download and read online Parenting for Social Change in PDF and EPUB Parenting for Social Change transforms the dominant view of childhood and challenges readers to move beyond control as a tool for ensuring children grow up to be healthy and responsible adults.


Positive Parenting

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ISBN: 9781101992203
Release Date: 2016-06-07
Number of pages: 208
Author: Rebecca Eanes
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Positive Parenting in PDF and EPUB "This is a must-read for every family that yearns to create peace and harmony.” --Shefali Tsabary, Ph.D., New York Times bestselling author of The Conscious Parent Tired of yelling and nagging? True family connection is possible--and this essential guide shows us how. Popular parenting blogger Rebecca Eanes believes that parenting advice should be about more than just getting kids to behave. Struggling to maintain a meaningful connection with her two little ones and frustrated by the lack of emotionally aware books for parents, she began to share her own insights with readers online. Her following has grown into a thriving community--hundreds of thousands strong. In this eagerly anticipated guide, Eanes shares her hard-won wisdom for overcoming limiting thought patterns and recognizing emotional triggers, as well as advice for connecting with kids at each stage, from infancy to adolescence. This heartfelt, insightful advice comes not from an "expert," but from a learning, evolving parent. Filled with practical, solution-oriented advice, this is an empowering guide for any parent who longs to end the yelling, power struggles, and downward spiral of acting out, punishment, resentment, and shame--and instead foster an emotional connection that helps kids learn self-discipline, feel confident, and create lasting, loving bonds.


Integrative Parenting Strategies for Raising Children Affected by Attachment Trauma

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ISBN: 9780393709520
Release Date: 2014-03-31
Number of pages: 224
Author: Debra Wesselmann
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Download and read online Integrative Parenting Strategies for Raising Children Affected by Attachment Trauma in PDF and EPUB An accompanying parent’s guide filled with effective techniques to help challenging children with traumatic pasts. Designed as a manual to complement the clinician’s guide, this book is written for birth, foster, or adoptive parents, aunts and uncles, grandparents, or anyone who may be raising a child who has experienced attachment loss and trauma. Their severe behaviors can often leave caregivers feeling confused, frightened, hurt, and overwhelmed, as they struggle to make sense of a massive amount of information—and misinformation—that exists on attachment issues. This book provides understanding, validation, and solutions for these caregivers. In it, the authors explain their innovative model of “team” treatment that includes an EMDR therapist and a family therapist. Best used in conjunction with therapeutic help, it walks readers through an array of parenting strategies that will lead them to a deeper understanding of their traumatized child, and better enable them to calm their behavior and improve their attachment security so they can heal.