The Danish Way of Parenting
Jessica Joelle Alexander, Iben Dissing Sandahl
‘A shining alternative to high-stress modern parenting, and families from New Delhi to New York will shout with joy’ Heather Shumaker, author of It’s OK Not to Share and It’s OK to Go Up the Slide
DISCOVER THE PARENTING SECRETS OF THE HAPPIEST PEOPLE IN THE WORLD
What makes Denmark the happiest country in the world — and how do Danish parents raise happy, confident, successful kids, year after year? This upbeat and practical guide reveals the six essential principles that have been working for parents in Denmark for decades:
– Play: essential for development and well-being
– Authenticity: fosters trust and an ‘inner compass’
– Reframing: helps kids cope with setbacks and look on the bright side
– Empathy: allows us to act with kindness towards others
– No ultimatums: no power struggles or resentment
– Togetherness: a way to celebrate family time, on special occasions and every day
A revealing and fresh take on parenting advice, The Danish Way of Parenting will help parents from all walks of life raise the happiest, most well-adjusted kids in the world.
A powerful new method of raising children . . . who are "resilient and emotionally secure" -- in other words, exactly what we're all aiming for * Mother Magazine * Everyone around the globe can gain something from the valuable wisdom found in this book. Concepts such as reframing and hygge prove useful to families from all cultures. It's wonderful to see that Danish parenting has so much in common with Positive Parenting! I highly recommend this book! -- Rebecca Eanes, author of Positive Parenting: An Essential Guide A radical departure from the traditionally British way of parenting, this book has been an eye-opener -- I'm now attempting to put the theories into practice with my own mini Viking! -- Helen Russell, author of The Year of Living Danishly An emotionally smart, gem of a book. The Danish Way of Parenting offers a shining alternative to high-stress modern parenting, and families from New Delhi to New York will shout with joy -- Heather Shumaker, author of It's OK Not to Share and It's OK to Go Up the Slide
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