"This is a must-read for every family that yearns to create peace and harmony.”
Shefali Tsabary, Ph.D., New York Times bestselling author of The Conscious Parent
Tired of yelling and nagging? True family connection is possibleand this essential guide shows us how.
Popular parenting blogger Rebecca Eanes believes that parenting advice should be about more than just getting kids to behave. Struggling to maintain a meaningful connection with her two little ones and frustrated by the lack of emotionally aware books for parents, she began to share her own insights with readers online. Her following has grown into a thriving communityhundreds of thousands strong.
In this eagerly anticipated guide, Eanes shares her hard-won wisdom for overcoming limiting thought patterns and recognizing emotional triggers, as well as advice for connecting with kids at each stage, from infancy to adolescence. This heartfelt, insightful advice comes not from an "expert," but from a learning, evolving parent. Filled with practical, solution-oriented advice, this is an empowering guide for any parent who longs to end the yelling, power struggles, and downward spiral of acting out, punishment, resentment, and shameand instead foster an emotional connection that helps kids learn self-discipline, feel confident, and create lasting, loving bonds.
|Publisher:||Penguin Publishing Group|
|Product dimensions:||5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
REBECCA EANES is the founder of Positive-Parents.org, creator of Positive Parenting: Toddlers and Beyond, and a contributing editor to Creative Child magazine.
Table of Contents
Foreword Dr. Laura Markham xi
1 The Positive Parenting Philosophy 1
2 Important Self-Work 21
3 United We Stand 42
4 Communicating Effectively 58
5 Building a Foundation of Trust 78
6 Defining Your Family Culture 88
7 Seeing Children in a New Way 113
8 Raising Emotionally Healthy Children 124
9 Trading Punishment for Solutions 133
10 Top Parenting Challenges-and How to Use Proactive Parenting to Deal with Them 155
A Word of Encouragement 173
To My Beloved Child 175