PARENTSHIFT: TEN UNIVERSAL TRUTHS THAT WILL CHANGE THE WAY YOU RAISE YOUR KIDS (BROWN PAPER PRESS, 2019)
This extraordinary guidebook offers a refreshing new approach to raising confident, healthy, whole human beings, from toddler to teen. Groundbreaking in both its scope and methodology, ParentShift challenges some of our most popular disciplinary tools — including punishments, threats, bribery, and rewards — and replaces them with tools and techniques that work better and build healthier kids.
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PRAISE FOR ‘PARENTSHIFT’
"An upbeat, modern guide with classic roots... ParentShift presents a thorough set of adaptable ideas. Here, thoughtful parenting comes down to being willing to grow and change right alongside children."
— FOREWORD REVIEWS
"ParentShift is aptly named. It is an encyclopedic exploration of the most effective methods for giving children the courage to realize their full potential."
— ADELE FABER, co-author of How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk
"Helps parents develop the skills to move beyond punishment and rewards, sidestep power struggles, and strengthen the parent-child relationship... ParentShift works because it changes the way you SEE your child. It should be on every family's bookshelf."
— LAURA MARKHAM, author of Happy Parent, Peaceful Kids
“A must-read for parents, caregivers and grandparents. The authors give practical, down-to-
earth options for the everyday issues, conflicts, and roadblocks that we all experience, while helping our children become responsible, resilient, resourceful, compassionate human beings who know how to think—not just what to think.”
— BARBARA COLOROSO, author of The Kids Are Worth It!
“The authors provide parents an incredibly powerful and clear system to shift their way of being from gut reaction to intelligent response, and from getting compliance in the moment to ensuring children unfold into high self-esteemed, self-reliant, loving, and thriving adults."
— NAOMI ALDORT, author of Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves
"You owe it to yourself to learn from these masters. ParentShift is one of the most comprehensive and time-tested parenting books around. If you have only one parenting book in your library, this should be the one."
— VICKIE FALCONE, author of Buddha Never Raised Kids & Jesus Didn't Drive Carpool
" ParentShift provides a refreshingly direct entry point for parents who are looking for actionable steps Brilliant!"
— VANESSA LAPOINTE, author of Discipline Without Damage
“Written with empathy and good humor... Here are some of the best tools available to help you build the best possible, mutually respectful, and loving, life-long relationships with your kids.”
— JANE BLUESTEIN, author of The Parent’s Little Book of Lists