The Three Virtues of Effective Parenting: Lessons from Confucius on the Power of Benevolence, Wisdom, and Courage [NOOK Book]

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This brilliant book applies the wisdom of the Chinese sage Confucius to the challenges of modern parenting. Confucius believed that any change we wish to make in our lives must begin from within. Three Virtues of Effective Parenting calls on readers to develop the virtues to help them understand the changes they can make to become a better parent. Readers will discover that the power of virtue is twofold: It will help them to become better people, as well as influence and change the behavior of the people around...
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The Three Virtues of Effective Parenting: Lessons from Confucius on the Power of Benevolence, Wisdom, and Courage

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Overview


This brilliant book applies the wisdom of the Chinese sage Confucius to the challenges of modern parenting. Confucius believed that any change we wish to make in our lives must begin from within. Three Virtues of Effective Parenting calls on readers to develop the virtues to help them understand the changes they can make to become a better parent. Readers will discover that the power of virtue is twofold: It will help them to become better people, as well as influence and change the behavior of the people around them. Using the tools of Confucian philosophy, this book aims for real-life results in parent/child relationships. Readers will come to understand the three roles they play as parents—the good ruler, the inspiring teacher, and the caring friend.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781462902040
  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/15/2004
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 167
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Shirley Yuen is a Confucian scholar and mother of two. Academically trained in journalism and professionally trained in advertising and public relations, Yuen has spent the last 16 years researching and studying parenting and child development. She currently works as a speaker to schools, child welfare organizations, and parenting groups.

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