Why is it
so frustrating to get your kids to do their chores on their own?
Because we aren't teaching them how
to want to do those chores. We're only teaching how to do
Knowing HOW to do something is vastly different from knowing how to WANT to do
The Peacemaker Parent gives parents, teachers, coaches and other adults who
influence children some simple techniques
to teach the how-to-do as it teaches the all-
AT THE SAME TIME
, formerly published as The
Morning Peacemaker, is a simple and
practical method for any parent with children ages 2 to 12 wanting to teach a child
more than just how to
read and color in the lines.
Written with a mid-western tone and a
commonsense conversational style,The Peacemaker
Parent helps you end the struggle over simple chores and
transition children into independence. In the words of Psychiatrist Candida Fink, M.D., “This technique is
based on the soundest principles of child development and learning science.” Not to worry, the science is made easy
to understand and the analogies and personal stories relate it all to real life.
The already witty and engaging text is
lightened with 200 off-set quotes that break up the manuscript with a wonderful combination of humor and deep
Following an innovative technique
called the Morning Peacemaker Method parents are given a
step-by-step practical method for bringing
their theoretical goals into the realm of real-life everyday squabbles over homework, tooth brushing, and
No more idealistic concepts
without the practical steps needed for application and results!
Best of all, the book’s method reaches
far beyond the tasks of a single day. Teaching children personal responsibility and problem-solving, it gives
parents the knowledge and tools they need to raise children who will grow into capable, resourceful, responsible
adults. It starts out creating a peaceful morning and ends up creating a peaceful lifetime for the child who learns
to face life’s challenges with confidence and independence.
Drawing on the theories of B.F. Skinner
and Abraham Maslow (among others), The Peacemaker
Parent brilliantly combines trusted science with a mother’s common
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