Raising Self-Reliant Children in a Self-Indulgent World: Seven Building Blocks for Developing Capable Young People (Google eBook)
Clarkson Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony, Dec 8, 2010 - Family & Relationships - 256 pages
No Parent or Educator Can Afford to Ignore This Groundbreaking Work!
Bestselling authors H. Stephen Glenn and Jane Nelsen have helped hundreds of thousands of parents raise capable, independent children with Raising Self-Reliant Children in a Self-Indulgent World. On its tenth anniversary, this parenting classic returns with fresh, up-to-date information to offer you inspiring and workable ideas for developing a trusting relationship with children, as well as the skills to implement the necessary discipline to help your child become a responsible adult.
Those who think in terms of leniency versus strictness will be surprised. This book goes beyond these issues to teach children to be responsible and self-reliantónot through outer-directed concerns, such as fear and intimidation, but through inner-directed behavior, such as feeling accountable for one's commitments. Inside, you'll discover how to instill character-building values and traits in your child that last a lifetime.
"During these turbulent days when families are in disarray and children are getting the short end of the stick, this book can be very helpful to parents who are struggling to bring up self-reliant children. Even after raising five of my own and becoming a grandfather for the seventh time, I got some new ideas out of it!"óArt Linkletter
"An inspiring, workable formula for developing closeness, trust, dignity, and respect . . . a real gem."óBecky Ridgeway, School Social Worker
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Review: Raising Self-Reliant Children in a Self-Indulgent World: Seven Building Blocks for Developing Capable Young PeopleUser Review - Edward - Goodreads
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This is the second time I've read this book. The first time my children were young. Stephen Glenn came out to western Kansas where we were living, brought in by the educational co-op. What I like ... Read full review