The Enneagram of Parenting
by Elizabeth Wagele (Goodreads Author)
Elizabeth Wagele, coauthor of The Enneagram Made Easy and Are You My Type, Am I Yours?, offers the first practical guidebook for parents -- packed with her delightful cartoons -- on how the Enneagram can help to understand and work with children's personality traits and behavioral patterns more effectively and creatively. Using her expertise in making the Enneagram accessi...more
ebook, 176 pages
Published September 14th 2010 by HarperCollins e-books
(first published January 30th 1997)
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This is a fun book for anyone who is familiar with the enneagram. It is full of illustrations which makes it a quick and easy to read. There are some general questions for each type to help you guess what your child's personality type is. I recommend learning about the enneagram for your own growth as well as getting a better understanding of the other significant people in your life. But then again, I'm a Five and I love knowledge! =)
I'm a fan of "The Enneagram Made Easy," and this book was great in many of the same ways. An excellent introduction with whimsical illustrations and cartoons. I appreciate her clarification that, with children, we say that the child is "currently behaving in the Nine style" instead of boxing them into an Enneagram type right away.
I had to read this book for a class that I am taking on children's personalities within the classroom. This book was truly eye-opening and really helped me understand some of my students better! Anyone who is a parent or a teacher should read this book. By the way, I am an adventurer type!
I was hoping for more. I wanted a personality "diagnostic" for my kid, with in-depth information about the motivations, fears and triggers for that type of personality. Instead, it felt all quite high-level and I didn't get a whole lot out of it.
Elizabeth Wagele attended the University of California in Berkeley majoring in music composition. She raised 4 children with husband Gus and lives in Berkeley. She enjoys playing the piano, gardening, writing, grandchildren, walking in Berkeley and San Francisco, morning coffee at her local cafe. Her newest book is "The Enneagram of Death - Helpful Insights by the 9 Types of People on Grief, Fear,...moreMore about Elizabeth Wagele...