Loading...

365 Ways to Raise Confident Kids

ISBN: 9781402205873

By: Sheila EllisonBarbara Barnett

Published: 04/01/2006

Creative ways to build character and self-esteem in kids.

Available Formats

Paperback


$17.99

Description

Inspiring and insightful, 365 Ways to Raise Great Kids will help you accomplish what all parents want: to raise bright, caring, honest, respectful and creative children. In this important book, you will find a concrete, activity-based guide for nurturing and building life skills in your children that will enrich them and your entire family. Illustrated by children.

About the Author

Barbara Ann Barnett Ph.D.

Dedicated mother of four, prolific author, founder of community youth and mentoring programs and nationally recognized speaker on successful parenting, Sheila Ellison is the consummate mother of the nineties. Her advice has been helping more than 400,000 parents creatively feed, play with and raise their children. Equipped with a B.A. in psychology from the University of Southern California and inspired by her devotion to children, Ellison created and coauthored the 365 series of parenting books, including 365 Days of Creative Play, 365 Afterschool Activities, 365 Foods Kids Love to Eat and 365 Days of Baby Love. Dr. Barbara Ann Barnett is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice in the San Francisco Bay area, and is the mother of an adult son. The entire range of the problems of women has been the focus of her twenty-five-year career. It is her great hope that this book will contribute to the psychological health of families around the world, with special benefits to the children.

Hide

Table of Contents

Part One: About Yourself
Self-Esteem
Self-Motivation
Resourcefulness
Separate Time
Imagination

Part Two: Express Yourself
Feelings
Communication
Touch

Part Three: About Others
Caring
Friendship
Respect
Cooperation
Open to Change
Manners
Community Building

Part Four: Building Character
Courage
Truthing
Patience
Tolerance
Helpfulness
Responsibility
Discipline
Forgiveness

Part Five: Challenges
Times of Trouble
About Death

Part Six: Family Matters
Family History
Mom
Dad
Parent to Parent
Siblings
Older to Younger
Family Meetings

Part Seven: Having Fun Together
Fun & Games
Humor
Traditions

Excerpt

Getting in the Mood
Feelings come and go in 15 to 30 seconds, but moods can last for days. Everyone knows what it means to be in a good mood or a bad mood. But we don't always understand how our mo...

See More

Specs

Format: Paperback

Dimensions
Length: 7 in
Width: 7 in
Weight: 14.00 oz
Page Count: 442 pages

logo-2

1935 Brookdale Road | Suite 139
Naperville, IL 60563
(800) 432-7444 or 800-43Bright (toll-free)
(630) 961-3900 (phone)
(630) 961-2168 (fax)

Sourcebooks Inc, Publishers - Book, Naperville, IL

Sign Up for Our Newsletter

Subscribers receive exclusive deals and content every month!