By Lisa Coyne, Amy R. Murrell
Parents are meant to be at their most sensible whilst their kids are at their worst. the single challenge is that folks are humans, too, and are prone to knee-jerk reactions, anger, and fears that make ideal parenting approximately very unlikely. however it is feasible to maintain your long term parenting objectives in brain, provide your self credits for what you are doing correct, and most significantly, benefit from the rewards and pleasure of elevating a child.
The pleasure of Parenting is a compassionate consultant for folks who occasionally suppose overwhelmed—that is, all mom and dad. The reputation and dedication treatment (ACT) talents during this e-book may also help you enhance the pliability and mindfulness to aid your baby make severe transitions and gracefully movement prior the bumps alongside the way.
This consultant bargains useful skills-based workouts to assist you:
- Handle tantrums and defiance with grace
- Refocus on big-picture values in the event you believe overwhelmed
- Act compassionately towards your self should you make mistakes
- Adjust your parenting as your baby works via common developmental transitions
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Extra info for The Joy of Parenting: An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Guide to Effective Parenting in the Early Years
We want them to be successful and independent, compassionate and wise. We also want to play a role in ensuring that these dreams come true. This is especially meaningful during the toddler and preschool years. During these years, we as parents are the world for our children—there will never be another developmental period in which our children depend on us so completely. This is the time when we are best able to shape their experiences so that they might attain their own dreams. However, as we all know well, this is easier said than done.
These times may be especially frequent as you navigate the early childhood years. The early childhood years are a time of many changes and rapid growth and are a test for all parents—not just you. Just as your child masters the skills for one step of development, she enters a new phase. During the preschool years, your child starts doing new things and demanding more independence and autonomy. ” and uses them with abandon. As she passes into the primary school years, she grows more sophisticated in how she seeks and develops friendships with other children and acquires new academic skills.
Parenting Values What Matters Most Chapter 4. Is the Goal Control? Managing Feelings vs. Managing Behavior Chapter 5. Being Mindful Appreciating Your Child Chapter 6. Doing What Works, Not What’s Easy Standing for Your Child Chapter 7. Building Your Relationship and Encouraging Good Behavior Chapter 8. Using ACT for Acting-Out Behaviors Chapter 9. Supporting Your Anxious Child Chapter 10. Putting It All Together Some Final Tools References Dear reader: Welcome to New Harbinger Publications. New Harbinger is dedicated to publishing books based on acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and its application to specific areas.