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Parenting for Peace: Raising the Next Generation of Peacemakers

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Points out fundamental missteps we have made through the ages, and explains why they're counter-productive. This title gives guidelines using a 7-step/7-principle matrix for parents to foster their children's development in a vibrantly growth-oriented fashion, rather than a protection-oriented fashion.
Paperback, 443 pages
Published January 30th 2012 by Sentient Publications (first published January 16th 2012)
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Inga
Jan 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing
We all know that our children are the ones who will build the future world. The way we raise them will determine what kind of world it will be: peaceful and prosperous or violent and cruel. In this well-researched and easy-to-read book, Dr Marcy Axness does an excellent job of showing how crucial kind and compassionate parenting is for a child’s development and emotional intelligence.

The book is divided into seven stages of child development, which include conception (even pre-conception) to bir
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Shannon
Apr 16, 2012 rated it really liked it
This book is a very interesting approach to parenting. It emphasizes a mother's role in the development of their child's brain and emotional infrastructures. Dr. Axness' findings are on the leading edge of child psychology and definitely worth a read if you are beginning a family. We certainly could use more people in the world who are hardwired for empathy and success.
Laura Uplinger
Nov 21, 2012 rated it it was amazing
A very intelligent book, and a wise one too.
Marcy Axness is such gifted writer! Now that this book exists, the parenting adventure is a brighter one, a more hopeful one.
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This is a very interesting book but a little late for me....would be great for younger people who have not yet had children. Great research back up.
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