"It seems incredible to me that as a society we don't publicly advocate those values upon which all harmonious social interaction depend - trust, empathy, and affection." - Elliott Barker
"It is very satisfying for parents to see their children in pursuit of knowledge. It is natural and healthy for the children, and in the first few years of life, the pursuit goes on during every waking hour..."
"One of the most commonly heard parental laments is about how children try to get attention. So many behaviors that adults don't like are brushed off as 'merely' attention-seeking devices..."
"In a letter to the editor of a local paper, the writer expressed a common complaint: several children had neglected to say "thank you" for the Halloween treats she had given them..."
In a funny, stirring talk, Sir Ken Robinson tells us how to get out of the educational "death valley" we now face, and how to nurture our youngest generations with a climate of possibility.
Jan Hunt has a Masters degree in counseling psychology and over twenty-five years of experience sharing fresh perspectives and creative solutions. Parenting can be easy and joyful!
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