Parenting From the Inside Out

Parenting From the Inside Out

How A Deeper Self-understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive

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An updated edition--with a new preface--of the bestselling parenting classic by the author of "BRAINSTORM: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain"

In Parenting from the Inside Out , child psychiatrist Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., and early childhood expert Mary Hartzell, M.Ed., explore the extent to which our childhood experiences shape the way we parent. Drawing on stunning new findings in neurobiology and attachment research, they explain how interpersonal relationships directly impact the development of the brain, and offer parents a step-by-step approach to forming a deeper understanding of their own life stories, which will help them raise compassionate and resilient children.

Born out of a series of parents' workshops that combined Siegel's cutting-edge research on how communication impacts brain development with Hartzell's decades of experience as a child-development specialist and parent educator, this book guides parents through creating the necessary foundations for loving and secure relationships with their children.
Publisher: New York : J.P. Tarcher/Putnam
Copyright Date: ©2003
ISBN: 9781101662694
Characteristics: text file, rda

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Apr 25, 2015

For those looking for a practical follow-up to this book, Dan Siegel has a book called "No Drama Discipline" that was published just last year. It is available from the library in a paperbook and ebook format.

Sep 09, 2012

A wonderful book that teaches a lot of science but makes it accessable with lots of short stories and descriptions in action. Like the previous poster said, it doesn't offer overt advice with regards to parenting which is why I feel it should be followed by "Raising our children, Raising ourselves" which neatly fills the gap and offers lots of useful parenting stratagies and ideas that tie in perfectly with Parenting from the Inside Out.

May 28, 2012

I like the philosophy introduced in this book: tend to your own personal issues first in order to become a better parent for your children. I think this may be one of the fundamental parenting book that anyone should read. But this book is leaning more theoretical than practical. It won't tell you how to discipline your child, etc, but rather introduces principles of parenting and self-care that any good parent should possess.

SCL_Preschool Nov 15, 2011

A thought-provoking and informative work.


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