Emotionally Intelligent Parenting: How to Raise a Self-Disciplined, Responsible, Socially Skilled Child
Have you, as a parent, ever found yourself treating your children in a way you would never tolerate from someone else? The authors of Emotionally Intelligent Parenting call for a new Golden Rule: Do unto your children as you would have other people do unto your children. And most important, they show us how to live by it. Based upon extensive research, firsthand experience...more
ebook, 272 pages
Published May 18th 2011 by Harmony
(first published December 29th 1998)
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This "how to" book about parenting is ok. Many of the things mentioned are common sense, the writing is somewhat cheesy (what parenting book isn't), and of course some of the things you can take or leave (the "chill-out" method). What I thought was good was the section on types of questions and the types of answers they illicit. This was something I learned for teaching. If you ask a yes/no question, you will probably not get an elaborate answer, etc. I didn't find this book to be very useful fo...more
I couldn't get passed the whole "why the parenting skills taught in this book are important" section. Since I picked up the book and opened it, obviously I too thought the parenting skills are important. I wish they would spend more time on the actual parenting skills instead of selling the book.