Reality-Based Parenting: How Parents of African Descent Can Cultivate Loving Relationships With their Children is a thoughtful, inspirational, sensitive and culturally-driven how-to manual designed for parents in the African diaspora who long to know themselves. The cumulative effect of self-discovery (development of self-awareness and acquisition of self-knowledge) is the transmission of cultural and spiritual heritage to the next generation. As a developmental and transformational process, Reality-Based Parenting is culturally specific, not universal. This is based on the multi-cultural premise of afullness before overflow.a That is to say a group must recognize and affirm itself before it is able to share and appreciate the differences of others. Cultural competency then is the distinguishing characteristic of reality-based parenting. Through this book, parents are enabled to use what they have a their cultural strengths a to obtain what they want: a tested plan for nurturing children, a formula for instilling disciplining in the young, a model for psycho-social recovery. Conscientious readers are inspired to apply the bookas content to activities of daily living so that a... our sons may flourish in their youth like well-nurtured plants; and our daughters may be like cornerstones, polished after the similitude of a palacea (Psalms 144: 12-14).Pay your credit card debt: The average parent has at least one credit card. Leta#39;s not fool ourselves; building credit is an important part of the American culture. Good or bad credit determines if a lender will give you a loan and the interest rate ofanbsp;...
|Author||:||John P. McQueen, ED.S, LCSW, CFLE|
|Publisher||:||Xlibris Corporation - 2015-10-05|