Studies have shown reading to children books that convey positive messages. This is an incredibly effective method of teaching. Like the effective use of children’s books, parenting books can also help parents instill the lesson of compassion, altruism, kindness, and friendship in children.
1. UnSelfie – Michele Borba
Educational psychologist Michele Borba addressed what she called the growing “lack of empathy” of young people in the book “UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in our All-About-Me World”. The book has specific action steps to guide you in raising smarter and more emotional children.
2. How to Raise Kind Kids – Thomas Lickona
We all want our children to be kind. A world-renowned development psychologist, Dr. Thomas Lickona has led the education movement for children in schools for 40 years. Currently, he shares with his parents the important tools they need to provide a sense of harmony and foster cooperation among family members. Kindness never stands alone. It needs a lot of other essential qualities that come with it such as courage, self-control, respect and gratitude.
The book “How to Raise Kind Kids” will help you share respect and know how to organize family meetings to resolve persistent issues. Discipline discipline in building character or improving your relationship with children, aiming to lead the children to a happier and more fulfilling life.
3. The Happy Kid Handbook – Katie Hurley
In “The Happy Kid Handbook: How to Raise Joyful Children in a Stressful World”, clinical social worker, Katie Hurley shared strategies for raising sympathetic, happy and resilient children.
4. How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk – Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
In his book “How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk”, educator Adele Faber and communication expert Elaine Mazlish teach parents how to respond to their children’s emotions as well as helps them to cultivate emotional intelligence and communication skills.
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