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Healthy Parenting: A Guide To Creating A Healthy Family For Adult Children

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If you grew up in a troubled or dysfunctional family and suffered through a parent's problems with chronic illness, addiction, emotional upheaval, or loss, you probably know what you don't want for your kids. But you may lack the tools and experiences to create the nurturing home you do want: a place where your children's physical and emotional needs are consistently met and where your children feel safe, valued, and loved.

In Healthy Parenting, Janet Woititz, a leading ...

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Overview

If you grew up in a troubled or dysfunctional family and suffered through a parent's problems with chronic illness, addiction, emotional upheaval, or loss, you probably know what you don't want for your kids. But you may lack the tools and experiences to create the nurturing home you do want: a place where your children's physical and emotional needs are consistently met and where your children feel safe, valued, and loved.

In Healthy Parenting, Janet Woititz, a leading therapist, contrasts what happens in a healthy family with what happens in an unhealthy family to show just how your own upbringing influences the way you raise your children, and what you can do to make their upbringing better for them. For example:
-- In a healthy family the child is always loved even if the child's behavior is unacceptable. In an unhealthy family not only is the behavior criticized but the child is shamed as well.
-- In a healthy family the parent is teacher and guide. In an unhealthy family the child brings himself up the best he can.
-- In a healthy family there is structure, and reasonable limits are set. In an unhealthy family there is chaos or extreme rigidity.

As both therapist and parent, Janet Woititz can give you the guidance you missed in your childhood and help you avoid the mistakes your parents made.

The bestselling author of Adult Children of Alcoholics provides compassionate, practical advice for adult children who are often overwhelmed by parenthood. Woititz discusses the impact a dysfunctional past has on current behavior and shows how to create an environment in which both parents and children feel safe, valued, and loved.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780671739492
  • Publisher: Touchstone
  • Publication date: 9/1/1992
  • Series: Fireside/Parkside Recovery Book Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,440,806
  • Product dimensions: 0.44 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 8.50 (d)

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