13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don't Do: Raising Self-Assured Children and Training Their Brains for a Life of Happiness, Meaning, and Success

13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don't Do: Raising Self-Assured Children and Training Their Brains for a Life of Happiness, Meaning, and Success

by Amy Morin

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ISBN-13: 9780062565747
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 09/19/2017
Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 127,207
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Amy Morin is a licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist, and an instructor at Northeastern University. She serves as a parenting expert for Verywell and she’s a columnist for Forbes, Inc., and Psychology Today. She’s a highly sought-after speaker who has given one of the most popular TEDx talks of all time. Her advice has been featured by major media outlets including Parenting, Time, Fox News, CNN, and Oprah.com. She is the author of the international bestseller 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 They Don't Condone a Victim Mentality 9

Chapter 2 They Don't Parent out of Guilt 33

Chapter 3 They Don't Make Their Child the Center of the Universe 57

Chapter 4 They Don't Allow Fear to Dictate Their Choices 81

Chapter 5 They Don't Give Their Child Power over Them 105

Chapter 6 They Don't Expect Perfection 129

Chapter 7 They Don't Let Their Child Avoid Responsibility 155

Chapter 8 They Don't Shield Their Child from Pain 179

Chapter 9 They Don't Feel Responsible for Their Child's Emotions 205

Chapter 10 They Don't Prevent Their Child from Making Mistakes 231

Chapter 11 They Don't Confuse Discipline with Punishment 257

Chapter 12 They Don't Take Shortcuts to Avoid Discomfort 285

Chapter 13 They Don't Lost Sight of Their Values 305

Conclusion 329

References 333

Acknowledgments 343

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