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Graceful parenting : simple advice for raising a gentle and loving child

Author: Eve M Dreyfus
Publisher: Berkeley : Celestial Arts, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Charmingly illustrated by the author's 7-year-old son, this spirited little book contains 25 inspirational ideas on fostering a respectful, harmonious family atmosphere. Illustrated by the enchanting drawings of the author's seven-year-old son. A spirited little book for parents and children, "Graceful Parenting" is a simple and wonderful guide to raising gentle and loving children. Twenty-five thoughtful and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eve M Dreyfus
ISBN: 1587611325 9781587611322
OCLC Number: 48620245
Notes: "A Kirsty Melville Book."
Description: 63 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: Introduction --
yelling doesn't work --
Remember not to expect too much of your children --
Praise your child --
Teach your child about emotions --
Try not to be critical --
Don't hit --
Don't argue --
Apologize when you;re wrong --
Teach empathy --
Encourage independence --
Turn around awkward moments with humor and fun --
Make your child's schedule more important than your own --
Have fun --
If you don't like yourself, your family, or other people, seek help --
Not guns --
Try not to push too much --
Practice giving your child the control --
Listen --
Be available --
Be affectionate --
Expose your child to many activities --
Give all the time: don't withhold --
Don't expose your child to sexuality --
Try to avoid time-outs --
Give your child as many choices in life as possible.
Responsibility: Eve Dreyfus ; illustrations by Noah.
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Charmingly illustrated by the author's 7-year-old son, this spirited little book contains 25 inspirational ideas on fostering a respectful, harmonious family atmosphere. Illustrated by the enchanting drawings of the author's seven-year-old son. A spirited little book for parents and children, "Graceful Parenting" is a simple and wonderful guide to raising gentle and loving children. Twenty-five thoughtful and inspirational ideas encourage parents to provide the support and structure their kids need most by nurturing independence, teaching children to take responsibility for their actions, and discovering the power of simply listening. Illustrated by the enchanting, vivid drawings of the author's seven-year-old son, Noah, "Graceful Parenting" will help parents foster a lifelong, harmonious family atmosphere while providing a strong model of affectionate and respectful behavior for their children. It is a truly unique collaboration between mother and son, and a tender example of what families can accomplish when they work together as partners and friends.

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