Creative Discipline Connected Family

Author: Lou Harvey-Zahra
Editor: Floris Books
ISBN: 1782502254
Size: 19,10 MB
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Many parents struggle with finding effective ways to manage their children's behaviour. Can you discipline without punishing? How do you set limits while maintaining closeness and trust? Lou Harvey-Zahra, an experienced parenting coach and teacher, has developed a method that really works: creative discipline. Offering new perspectives on children's so-called 'bad behaviour', she helps parents solve immediate problems while fostering positive, lifelong family connections. This book is full of ideas for overcoming everyday issues like fussy eating, bedtime struggles and sibling squabbles. It also offers inspiration for addressing larger concerns, such as lying, anger and bereavement. With numerous examples, real-life stories and commonly asked questions, this is an encouraging, helpful guide for parenting children from toddler to twelve years old from the author of the bestselling Happy Child, Happy Home.

Happy Child Happy Home

Author: Lou Harvey-Zahra
Editor: Floris Books
ISBN: 1782500669
Size: 15,23 MB
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This practical and inspiring book introduces 'conscious parenting' as a new way of helping any family home become more harmonious. Lou Harvey-Zahra, an experienced parenting coach and teacher, wants to help parents develop calm and happy children. Drawing her inspiration from a Steiner-Waldorf background, she offers candid, relevant and funny tips and advice for taking a clear look at family life, identifying what's not working, and exploring new ideas for improving parent-child relationships. The book addresses issues such as rhythm and routine, children's play, storytelling and crafts, as well as delving beneath the surface to discuss children's twelve senses, and four temperaments. In addition there is a sure-to-be popular section on creative discipline, plus tips from Dad and wonderful suggestions for making ordinary family moments extraordinary. This uplifting parenting guide teaches how to raise happy children and create happy homes. An accessible, readable book which parents will appreciate for its down-to-earth, realistic approach and insightful counsel.

Growing Children Thriving Children

Author: Lou Harvey-Zahra
Editor: Floris Books
ISBN: 1782505768
Size: 12,49 MB
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No longer little children, but not yet teenagers, children in the primary school years (between seven and twelve) face big emotional, social, psychological and physical changes. How can parents best support their children whilst also embracing their growing independence? Inspired by the Waldorf approach to child development, Lou Harvey-Zahra explains the three major transitions, or 'rubicons', of middle childhood at ages seven, nine and twelve. She offers practical tips and guidance to help parents through the challenges of the middle years, including: Creative solutions for common discipline issues Helpful routines for busy households to strengthen family bonds Suggested responses to tricky childhood questions Sensitive advice to help children manage anger and anxiety Growing Children, Thriving Children empowers parents to navigate the middle years with confidence.

Through The Rainbow

Author: Lou Harvey-Zahra
Editor:
ISBN: 9781782505075
Size: 11,54 MB
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A unique, inspiring retelling of the Waldorf birthday story, softly illustrated.

Helping Children Form Healthy Attachments

Author: Loïs Eijgenraam
Editor: Floris Books
ISBN: 1782503994
Size: 12,84 MB
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Safety, feeling at home, trust, self-confidence, creativity, and comfort in exploring the world, are things all children should have. From an early age, children form attachments that become the foundation of their future relationships. Strong bonds wi

How To Grow A Connected Family

Author: James Jackson
Editor: Redemption Press
ISBN: 1632320134
Size: 18,62 MB
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“A must read! I wish I’d had this book when I was a young parent.” Roger Palms, author of fourteen books, and twenty-two years as editor of Billy Graham’s DECISION magazine "I am recommending that Jim & Lynne's teaching be embraced by our denomination as core teaching for parents." Greg Braly, Director of Evangelical Free Church of America’s Family and Children’s Ministries “This material is brilliant! It equips parents with a concrete, easy to learn framework for flexible, creative parenting. What a spiritually smart system! Jim and Lynne’s practicality and authenticity simply ooze of God’s grace." Charlene Ann Baumbich, well-known speaker and author of twelve books “I truly believe that I have never read anything by anyone that so thoughtfully melds solid scriptural doctrine with sound psychological principles. This is a resource of pure parenting and teaching gold.” Warren Watson, Clinical Psychology Director If you desire to have a strong, connected family, grounded in Biblical principles for thriving in today’s challenging world, this book is for you! How to Grow a Connected Family teaches four compelling principles that become a guide for life and relationships. These simple but profound ideas will fuel authentic love and faith at home and beyond. Through real life stories, engaging teaching, and reflective questions, you will learn to: Be peaceful and wiser for the challenges of parenting. Keep your love and God’s love for your children alive in their hearts. Integrate Biblical teaching in every day life, and effectively train your children in respect, responsibility, faith, and a sense of calling. Discipline in ways that strengthen your children’s character and relationships. Families that learn these principles find more joy and peace at home, AND they contagiously share their love with the world around them! James Jackson is a twenty-two year ministry professional with a focus on high-risk children, youth and their families. Lynne Jackson, OTR/L is a therapist specializing in children with sensory and behavioral challenges. As co-founders of the ministry Connected Families™ they coach parents, teach classes and seminars, and partner with churches and community organizations to strengthen families. The Jackson family includes three lively high school and college age children who have thoroughly field tested their parents’ ideas about parenting.

Twelve Alternatives To Time Out

Author: Ariadne Brill
Editor: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781502987624
Size: 13,61 MB
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The twelve alternatives to time out presented in this book focus on problem solving and cooperative learning to give parents and children a chance to address behavior while maintaining a positive, respectful and connected relationship.Encouraging better behavior without time out is not only possible, it is, according to the latest research on child development and parenting practices, more effective. While children tend to repeat misbeaviors shortly after time out, connected parenting tools help children really learn to make better choices. This guidance based approach to parenting and discipline is not only effective, it will work from toddlerhood and well into the teen years.A connected approach to discipline helps children learn the skills they need to be successful, resilient, happy, empathetic, cooperative and well-adjusted for life. Discover why what children do is not manipulation, learn how to tackle “misbehaviors” and teach your child the value of cooperation and respect. Read stories from real parents that have used connected discipline tools to positively transform whining, screaming, defiance, back talk, tantrums, dawdling, sibling fights and many other every day parenting challenges. Children are quite creative when it comes to solving problems, this book will help you foster that ability and also help you teach your child to calm down instead of melt down. This book gives you twelve concrete parenting tools, based on real families plus the latest parenting and child development research so you can choose how to best incorporate them into your own parenting practices. This book was written by a parenting educator, with years of experience working with children and families who is also the mother to three children. Because the author is a busy mother herself, the book was written purposely to be short, useful and practical, while still presenting valuable information.

Parenting For Real Life

Author: James Jackson
Editor: Winepress Publishing
ISBN: 9781414104461
Size: 14,46 MB
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Real life. It's rarely smooth and predictable. It can even get downright messy. When it does, parents often seek quick and easy solutions for their daily problems. While short-term parenting tips might change a few behaviors for a while, in today's turbulent, high-risk culture, that's just not enough. To grow a peaceful and purposeful family in the stress and strife of modern society requires a whole new way of thinking.about life, about God, and about you and your kids. Parenting for REAL LIFE explains this new way of thinking in four simple but powerful principles based on Biblical wisdom for parenting. They were developed by authors Jim and Lynne Jackson during their twenty-five combined years of experience working with the families of at-risk adolescents and children with special needs. The four principles of Foundation, Connection, Direction, and Correction are presented through clear teaching and authentic, engaging stories of Jim and Lynne's own family and their professional experience. Assembled in a memorable framework, these principles can guide your journey through life with your children. You can learn to build a solid, connected family that is able to withstand the inevitable difficulties and cultural influences that real life holds. But so much more than that, you can grow to be a family that knows God's love deeply, and that shares the "REAL LIFE" of Christ at home and with the world around you.

The Creative Family

Author: Daisaku Ikeda
Editor:
ISBN:
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15 Minute Parenting 0 7 Years

Author: Joanna Fortune
Editor: Bookouture
ISBN: 1838889973
Size: 20,21 MB
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Parenting is for life – 7 days a week, 24 hours a day – and while it is one of the most rewarding experiences life can offer, it can also be frustrating when faced with challenging behaviour. But what if just 15 minutes of mindful playtime each day in you and your child’s routine could change all that? Play is the language of children. It is how they communicate. By rediscovering the joy of play as an adult, you can access a whole new way to understand and respond to your child’s needs. Created with busy parents in mind, psychotherapist and parenting expert Joanna Fortune has devised a simple but effective method to build quality playful time together at home structured around 15-minute games that can be easily incorporated into your existing daily routine. From newborns to the age of seven, her techniques are underpinned by research, neuroscience and therapeutic theories and are designed to address common behavioural issues you will meet as your child grows, including: Anxiety Lashing out Whining Boredom Sibling rivalry Demands for independence 15-Minute Parenting 0-7 years contains everything your child needs to grow into a happy, confident and resilient adult. 15-Minute Parenting 8-12 years: Stress-free strategies for nurturing your child’s development, is also available to pre-order now!