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Wisdom for Parents
Wisdom for Parents
Key Ideas from Parent Educators

Edited by Robert E. Keim, Ph.D., CFLE and
Arminta L. Jacobson, Ph.D., CFLE

ISBN 13 9781897160572
Pub date: February 2011
Pages: 286

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Courses: Parenting| Social Work | Family Studies| Human Relations

This book is a must read for every parent and every parent educator. No other book anywhere has this plethora of wisdom–a true find of the ages.

–David Knox, co-author, Behavioral Family Therapy; author of Choices in Relationships: An Introduction to Marriage and the Family (11th ed.)

What is the most important nugget of wisdom that would benefit most parents? This book is the result of lessons learned and wisdom imparted by Certified Family Life Educators. Their stories, personal experiences, and poems emphasize character building, parent-child relationships, guidance and discipline. In the pinnacle chapter, “Wisdom of the Ages,” the authors trace wisdom from the past, handed down to us from early pioneers and writers from various disciplines–family science, sociology, psychology, psychiatry, biology, and the medical field. The authors unmask developments over time and reveal why there are so many theories and programs on parenting. The journey they share helps us to navigate through tough parenting situations. For students, instructors and counselors, this book can be applied to parent education and marriage and family studies.

An important contribution to the field of parenting education and one that will inspire and inform both parents and professionals alike.

–Michal H. Popkin, founder and President,
Active Parenting Publishers

Wisdom for Parents is a valuable resource that provides a wealth of practical insights regarding parenting from a number of leading parent educators.  

–Betty Cooke, Ph.D., CFLE, University of Minnesota & National Parenting Education Network Council

What a treasure for parents. Imagine getting the best advice nuggets from America's leading parenting experts in one volume. That's what's between the covers of this book and it belongs in every parent's library.

–David Walsh, Ph.D. Founder of Mind Positive Parenting and Author of Why Do They Act That Way: A Survival Guide to the Adolescent Brain for You and Your Teen

This collection of advice-giving on parenting provides us with important food for thought on how to approach a variety of childrearing situations in these modern times.

–Jerry J. Bigner, Ph.D., Author, Parent-Child Relations: An Introduction to Parenting; Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Human Development and Family Studies,
Colorado State University

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