Parenting can be such an overwhelming job that itas easy to lose track of where you stand on some of the more controversial subjects at the playground (What if my kid likes to rough houseaisnat this ok as long as no one gets hurt? And what if my kid just doesnat feel like sharing?). In this inspiring and enlightening book, Heather Shumaker describes her quest to nail down athe rulesa to raising smart, sensitive, and self-sufficient kids. Drawing on her own experiences as the mother of two small children, as well as on the work of child psychologists, pediatricians, educators and so on, in this book Shumaker gets to the heart of the matter on a host of important questions. Hint: many of the rules arenat what you think they are! The arulesa in this book focus on the toddler and preschool yearsaan important time for laying the foundation for competent and compassionate older kids and then adults. Here are a few of the rules: ac Itas OK if itas not hurting people or property ac Bombs, guns and bad guys allowed. ac Boys can wear tutus. ac Pictures donat have to be pretty. ac Paint off the paper! ac Sex ed starts in preschool ac Kids donat have to say aSorry.a ac Love your kidas lies. ITaS OK NOT TO SHARE is an essential resource for any parent hoping to avoid PLAYDATEGATE (i.e. your childas behavior in a social interaction with another child clearly doesnat meet with another parentas approval)! From the Trade Paperback edition.Hint: many of the rules arenat what you think they are! The arulesa in this book focus on the toddler and preschool yearsaan important time for laying the foundation for competent and compassionate older kids and then adults.
|Title||:||It's OK Not to Share and Other Renegade Rules for Raising Competent and Compassionate Kids|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2012-08-02|