Parenting for Peace: Raising the Next Generation of Peacemakers

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Sentient Publications, 2012 - Family & Relationships - 443 pages
If we really want to change the world, let's raise a generation hardwired for peace and innovation. Marcy Axness details a unique seven-step, seven-principle matrix for helping children achieve self-regulation, self-reflection, trust, and empathy. These qualities are the result of dynamic interactions between genetics and environment, beginning before the child is even born: foundations for this level of health begin forming during the prenatal period, and some aspects of optimal development are influenced as early as conception.
 

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Contents

AcKnowledgments
Step
Step
Step three
Step Four
EPilogue
Principles to Practice 159
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Step Seven
Mother and Child Communion 396
Farewell and Fair Winds 405
Index 435
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Marcy Axness teaches prenatal development at Santa Barbara Graduate Institute and provides training for education, childcare, adoption, and mental health professionals. She is a member of Mothering magazine's online expert panel, has won multiple awards and an Emmy nomination as a documentary writer/producer, and is a popular international speaker. She counsels parents and pre-parents in her private practice.

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