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When You Say 'Thank You,' Mean It: And 11 Other Lessons for Instilling Lifelong Values In Your Children
     

When You Say 'Thank You,' Mean It: And 11 Other Lessons for Instilling Lifelong Values In Your Children

by Mary O'Donohue
 

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Everyone wants their children to be happy, responsible, and well adjusted, but there's no rulebook to teach parents how to do so--until now.
In this book, you'll learn how Mary O'Donohue, a proud mother of two, developed a practical program that allows parents to instill timeless values in their children over the course of one year. Focusing on one key value

Overview

Everyone wants their children to be happy, responsible, and well adjusted, but there's no rulebook to teach parents how to do so--until now.
In this book, you'll learn how Mary O'Donohue, a proud mother of two, developed a practical program that allows parents to instill timeless values in their children over the course of one year. Focusing on one key value a month, the whole family can learn together through twelve fun and family-friendly activities, including:

  • Keeping a Gratitude Board
  • Creating Respect Tiles
  • Making a Compassion in Action Calendar
  • Hosting an Earning for Learning Gameshow
  • Starting a Life Map

By inspiring common values such as lifelong learning, a sense of joy, and respect for others, this unique guide offers purposeful advice for raising joyful, thoughtful children--who will make their world a better one to live in.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440503771
Publisher:
Adams Media
Publication date:
10/18/2010
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author


Mary O'Donohue developed a unique month-by-month program that she and her husband use to successfully educate their children about the twelve values her family holds most dear. The family of four lives and learns together in suburban Chicago.

Nancy Lilienthal, MS Ed is the director of 43rd Street Kids Preschool. She received her Master's from Bank Street College of Education. At her school, Nancy promotes positive relationships between children, parents, students, and the world in which they live.

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