Two thousand kisses a day : gentle parenting through the ages and stages
—Knost, L. R.
Book
2013
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Gentle Parenting is about guiding instead of controlling, connecting instead of punishing, encouraging instead of demanding. It's about listening, understanding, responding, and communicating. Written by children's book and parenting author, L.R. Knost, 'Two Thousand Kisses a Day: Gentle Parenting Through the Ages and Stages' is an introduction to the ideas behind gentle parenting and to its application in each of the developmental stages of childhood.

Item Details
Subjects:
Encouragement.
Parenting.
ISBN:
9780988995819
Description:
105 pages ; 21 cm
Notes:
"Little Hearts books."
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
Introduction (1. Two thousand kisses a day to two thousand connection points a day)
A gentle beginning (2. Surviving the first three months wth a newborn ; 3. Co-sleeping like a baby ; 4. Breastfeeding: the healthiest start ; 5. Babywearing, a.k.a. making your life easier)
Toddler time (6. To a toddler sharing is a four letter word: MINE ; 7. Three simple steps from diapers to potty ; 8. Gentle weaning ; 9. Picky eater? Here's help ; 10. Are you a parent reject? ; 11. Gently setting limits)
Preschooler with a plan (12. My little caboose and the very bad, no good ... month ; 13. The problem with punishment ; 14. Age of fear: helping children cope with anxiety ; 15. Bucket list for a happy childhood ; 16. Mommy guilt: the human factor).
Middle childhood: becoming their own person (17. A place to rest: becoming our child's safe harbor ; 18. Death of a butterfly: helping children cope with loss ; 19. Chores sh'mores ; 20. Live what you want them to learn ; 21. Is your child an introvert or an extrovert?)
Gentle parenting: teens and beyond (22. Into the looking glass: teens and self-esteem ; 23. Gently parenting teens ; 24. Talking to teens ; 25. Dealing with the hard stuff ; 26. Too late for teens? ; 27. Twelve tips for gently parenting your adult children)
Conclusion: setting yourself up for success (28. Twelve steps to gentle parenting).
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