Children Learn What They Live: Parenting to Inspire Values

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Children Learn What They Live: Parenting to Inspire Values

Format:  Paperback,

224 pages

Edition: REV

Publisher: Workman Pub Co

Publish Date: Jan 1998

ISBN-13: 9780761109198

ISBN-10: 0761109196

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Dorothy Law Nolte, a lifelong teacher and lecturer on family dynamics, presents a simple but powerful guide to parenting the old-fashioned way: instilling values through example. Dr. Nolte-s inspirationo?Children Learn What They Live, O the celebrated poem she wrote in 1954. Written with psychotherapist Rachel Harris, each of the 19 couplets of the poem is developed into a chapteroon jealousy, shame, praise, recognition, honesty, fairness, tolerance, and more. Positive, realistic, filled with a rare common sense, it is a book to help parents find their own parenting wisdom, and to raise children with a surer, steadier, more understanding hand.

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Publisher: Workman Pub Co
Publish Date: Jan 1998
ISBN-13: 9780761109198
ISBN-10: 0761109196
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 224
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.5
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 5.75 x 7.0 x 0.75

Chapter outline

Children Learn What They Live, the poem
Foreword
Introduction
The Story of ?Children Learn
What They LiveO
If children live with criticism, they learn to condemn
If children live with hostility, they learn to fight
If children live with fear, they learn to be apprehensive
If children live with poverty, they learn to feel sorry for themselves
If children live with ridicule, they learn to feel shy
If children live with jealousy, they learn to feel envy
If children live with shame, they learn to feel guilty
If children live with encouragement, they learn confidence
If children live with tolerance, they learn patience
If children live with praise, they learn appreciation
If children live with acceptance, they learn to love
If children live with approval, they learn to like themselves
If children live with recognition, they learn it is good to have a goal
If children live with sharing, they learn generosity
If children live with honesty, they learn truthfulness
If children live with fairness, they learn justice
If children live with kindness and consideration, they learn respect
If children live with security, they learn to have faith in themselves and in those about them
If children live with friendliness, they learn the world is a nice place in which to live

Book description

Dorothy Law Nolte, a lifelong teacher and lecturer on family dynamics, presents a simple but powerful guide to parenting the old-fashioned way: instilling values through example. Dr. Nolte-s inspirationó? Children Learn What They Live, O the celebrated poem she wrote in 1954. Written with psychotherapist Rachel Harris, each of the 19 couplets of the poem is developed into a chapteróon jealousy, shame, praise, recognition, honesty, fairness, tolerance, and more. Positive, realistic, filled with a rare common sense, it is a book to help parents find their own parenting wisdom, and to raise children with a surer, steadier, more understanding hand.

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