Unconditional Parenting: Moving from Rewards and Punishments to Love and Reason

  • 272 pages
  • 0743487486
  • Anglais
  • Relié
Unconditional Parenting: Moving from Rewards and Punishments to Love and Reason

ᥖ ᙩ Unconditional Parenting: Moving from Rewards and Punishments to Love and Reason text ᙩ Unconditional Parenting: Moving from Rewards and Punishments to Love and Reason ᦙ Kindle Ebook By Alfie Kohn ᧍ Powerful alternatives to help children become their most caring, responsible selves Adele Faber, coauthor of How to Talk So Kids Will Listen .Most parenting guides begin with the question How can we get kids to do what they re told and then proceed to offer various techniques for controlling them In this truly groundbreaking book, nationally respected educator Alfie Kohn begins instead by asking, What do kids needand how can we meet those needs What follows from that question are ideas for working with children rather than doing things to them.One basic need all children have, Kohn argues, is to be loved unconditionally, to know that they will be accepted even if they screw up or fall short Yet conventional approaches to parenting such as punishments including time outs , rewards including positive reinforcement , and other forms of control teach children that they are loved only when they please us or impress us Kohn cites a body of powerful, and largely unknown, research detailing the damage caused by leading children to believe they must earn our approval That s precisely the message children derive from common discipline techniques, even though it s not the message most parents intend to send More than just another book about discipline, though, Unconditional Parenting addresses the ways parents think about, feel about, and act with their children It invites them to question their most basic assumptions about raising kids while offering a wealth of practical strategies for shifting from doing to to working with parentingincluding how to replace praise with the unconditional support that children need to grow into healthy, caring, responsible people This is an eye opening, paradigm shattering book that will reconnect readers to their own best instincts and inspire them to become better parents. Home Alfie Kohn Kohn writes and speaks widely on human behavior, education, parenting The author of fourteen books scores articles, he lectures at Alfie Wikipedia born October , is an American lecturer in the areas parenting, behavior He a proponent progressive Punished by Rewards Trouble with Gold Stars Punished Stars, Incentive Plans, As, Praise, Other Bribes FREE shipping qualifying offers Our Grading Issue Is Not How but Why Alfie Grading By are we concerned evaluating how well students doing question motive, as opposed Beyond Discipline From Compliance to Beyond to Community In this th anniversary edition ASCD best Unconditional Parenting: Moving from Rewards and Punishments to Love and Reason

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