March Book: "Peaceful Parent: Happy Kids" part 2

The new book "Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting" by Dr. Laura Markham looks to be a perfect complement to our hardest challenge: how build systems into family life which will sustain respectful, loving relationships, no matter how stressed or frustrated the child or adult become.

The 21 reviews on Amazon for this book are all 5 stars. You can get a preview by checking out Dr. Markham's blog: www.ahaparenting.com

Based on our survey last fall, we are changing the format of our book club and will focus on one book each semester. There are three sections in this book which is how we will focus our meetings:

Part One: Regulating Yourself -- meeting February 10th

Part Two: Fostering Connection -- meeting March 9th

Part Three: Coaching, Not Controlling -- meeting April 14th

Potential meeting May 5th to review the book as a whole.

As always, you are encouraged to join us even if you haven't finished reading the book. Our meetings are informal gatherings, using the book as a springboard for conversations about things going on in our lives and how we'd like to handle them. This is a great resource of literature, experience and support in being the best parents we can be.

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  • Shannon P.

    I HAVE MY BABY...

    March 10, 2013

  • Shannon P.

    Are children able to go? I am in a difficult situation, I am a single mom and this is the weekend I have my 18 month old. I have her 2nd and fouth weekend. i have the book and am reading it . REALLY LIKE IT.

    March 10, 2013

  • Layla F.

    Sorry to miss it!

    March 10, 2013

  • Jullie

    So sorry, I have too many conflicts today to make it :( I will try my best to make it to the part three meeting. I really am loving this book!

    March 10, 2013

  • Gaby H.

    I'm staying home with the kids, my husband is going. He is a bit nervous about it...

    March 10, 2013

  • Layla F.

    I so enjoyed it last time!

    March 5, 2013

  • stacy m.

    i'm a hard-trying maybe this day. i'm practicing being more realist than my natural position -- optimist -- i'm calling it a probable no. looking forward to the other meetings on this book!

    February 27, 2013

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