Teach Your Children Well: Parenting for Authentic Success

Psychologist Madeline Levine brings together cutting-edge research and thirty years of clinical experience to explode once and for all the myth that good grades, high test scores, and college acceptances should define the parenting endgame.


By Mayflower Child

I have four kids, so I glance at a proportion of parenting books. I had heard of Dr. Levines, The Price of Privilege, although had not glance at it…so I wasnt assured what to be expecting from this book. I impression so fortunate to have glance at it. There is so a great deal great in sequence here. In veracity, its similar four parenting books in one.

I if truth be told loved this quote from the book, Whereas we every one hope our children self-control do well in prepare, we hope with still greater feeling that they self-control do well in verve. Our job is to help them to know and appreciate themselves deeply to aproach the globe with gusto to achieve toil that is exciting and enjoyable, associates and spouses who are loving and loyal and to hold a deep-seated belief that they have something evocative to be part of the cause to society. That is what it process to teach our children well.

The thing is, our societyculture is not set positive for that. RIght now, were every one listening carefully on grades and wealth. Generally schools only reward individuals who excell in athletics or English and math–we forget vis-?-vis every one the other areas where kids (and relatives bottle excell). Parents be concerned that kids prevail on keen on a advantage prepare further than they be concerned vis-?-vis whether or not that school is a advantage fit for their kids. Kids are over-programmed and denied perform (markedly shapeless, fine art, and tune. Were doomed for disappointment if we stay this way.

I loved so a great deal vis-?-vis this book. It was a wake positive organize. One nice aspect not there in many parenting books is that Dr. Levine isnt just listening carefully on young kids, she breaks the book out of order keen on early elementary, middle prepare, and tall school–and tallks vis-?-vis what kids necessitate at each one period. The last split of the book is listening carefully on seven essential skills kids necessitate to make available to increase. She includes actual specific thoughts on how to teach your kids these skills to boot.

Cant in the region of enough advantage things vis-?-vis this book. Crammed with real-life examples, to boot. Excellent.

January 19th, 2013 Coping Skills 0 Comments

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