Imagine a world where war, tyranny, human rights abuses and ecological destruction are relics of the past. What if the means to create such a reality were in the hands of mothers and fathers, and all those involved in the care and education of children? Parenting for a Peaceful World is a fascinating look at how parenting customs have shaped societies and major world events. It reveals how children adapt to different parenting styles and how these early experiences underpin the adults they become. In this expansive book, Robin Grille draws on revolutionary new research to argue that the safeguarding of children's emotional development is the key to creating a more peaceful and harmonious world. Parenting for a Peaceful World is a book for parents, child health professionals, and adults learning to be whole again. It is a manifesto for policy-makers and a resource for teachers. If the findings outlined in these pages are put into practice, the result may be a revolution of peace, humanity, and a world beyond our imagining.
How to bring up peaceable children and create peaceable family life, in order to create a more peaceable planet emphasises the vital connection between how we bring up children and the kind of people they become. It provides tools to help parents address both their needs and their children's needs while building a creative and happy home. It outlines how to use conflict resolution skills with your kids, and how to relate to your kids through dialogue. It helps parents help their children to express their feelings, needs and wants. Importantly, it addresses common problems parents face when disciplining children, from sibling rivalry to bullying