Compass: A Handbook on Parent Leadership

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Scepter Publishers, 2003 - Family & Relationships - 180 pages
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Compass summarizes the lessons and experiences of parents to help them succeed as leaders for their children.Author and Educator James Stenson relates thirty years' experience with parents who have lived as great leaders in family life and have succeeded with their sacred mission: to raise their children right.How they did it and why they did it are the focus of this book: forming character, countering the consumer culture, understanding discipline and dealing with the influence of mass media. In Compass, he shares his insights about leadership in family life and how this parental guidance is vitally important.Listen to author James Stenson speak about "Successful Fathers".
 

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Contents

Acknowledgments
7
What This Handbook Is All About
9
Forming Character
15
More about the Virtues
33
Kids in Trouble
52
Parent Leaders
67
The Power of We
82
Affectionate Assertiveness
93
The Media as Rivals
114
Issues of the Heart and Mind
131
Forming Childrens Judgment
152
Forming a Great Family
163
A Composite Picture of Parent Leaders
170
Profiting from Compass Group Discussions
175
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