The Self-Aware Parent: 19 Lessons For Growing With Your Children
Publish Date: 2009-10-29
Author: Cathy Cassani Adams
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If we are open to it, we can learn a great deal about ourselves through parenting. When we can tap into this wonderful gift of self-awareness, we naturally become better parents. Parenting endures from a childs birth to adulthood, and there are new and important lessons for us to embrace at every age. Through a series of relatable essays, Cathy Cassani Adams highlights the rich learning moments in our everyday experiences with children. Practical, yet profound, lessons emerge: Taking care of yourself makes you a better parent Accepting your children for who they are is the key to their self worth Talking about feelings is essential at every stage of development Understanding childrens misbehavior makes discipline less daunting Slowing down and simplifying makes parenting more enjoyable Practicing self awareness leads to a healthy and trusting relationship with your children