Parenting with a Story: Real-Life Lessons in Character for Parents and Children to Share Paperback / softback
Tell a young person what to do - play fair, be yourself, stick to the task at hand - and most will tune you out.
But show them how choices and consequences play out in the real world, with real people, and the impact will be far more profound.Parenting with a Story gathers 101 narratives from people around the world and from all walks of life, reflecting unexpected moments of clarity about who they are and how they should treat others.
The lessons illuminate the power of character - integrity, curiosity, creativity, grit, kindness, patience, gratitude, and more - to prepare us for anything.Sometimes heart-wrenching, sometimes funny, always compelling, these stories impart wisdom and help steer choices about:Resisting peer pressureRemaining open-mindedBeing humbleMaking courageous decisionsStanding by their wordBouncing back from failureShowing compassionPicking friends wiselyStories help shape who we are and who we aspire to become.
Share these, discuss them, and watch your child grow into the adult you'll be proud of.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 272 pages
- Publisher: Amacom
- Publication Date: 01/11/2014
- Category: Advice on parenting
- ISBN: 9780814433577