Every parent wants his or her child to be happy and grow into a productive, fulfilled adult . . . and according to parenting expert Maureen Healy, the secret to that success is in providing a foundation of inner confidence. Parents and teachers know that confidence and inner strength are important attributes, but in an era where self-worth is often measured by possessions and attractiveness, most have no idea how to model true inner confidence for their kids or how to help them cultivate it. Real power—or inner confidence—is necessary to overcome obstacles, pursue our unique dreams, and be truly happy. Maureen Healy, a spiritual teacher with twenty years of experience as a child development expert, literally traveled the world from the Bronx to the base of the Himalayas to learn the connection between inner confidence and lasting happiness, and she shares that wealth of knowledge in Growing Happy Kids. Combining her Buddhist training, her background in child psychology, and the latest scientific research, Maureen shares her revolutionary model that defines inner confidence and cultivates a child's sense of optimism and connection. She explores each part of her system, which she called The Five Building Blocks of Confidence, with the mind of a scientist, yet the softness of a real parent who wants to raise strong, happy children. By using those building blocks—biology, beliefs, emotions, social, and spiritual—parents, teachers, and anyone who touches the life of a child can gain the skills necessary to foster happy kids who are strong, self-reliant, and confident. "In Growing Happy Kids, Maureen Healy has given us rich and valuable tools to assist us in honoring and supporting our children in building their self-confidence and helping them become happier. It is a MUST read for all parents, educators, and people who care." —Edwene Gaines, author of The Four Spiritual Laws of Prosperity "Drawing on her own extensive research and experience, Maureen Healy wisely leads parents and caregivers into the heart of awakening and activating the innate confidence with which every child is born. This is a book that parents will read over and over again." —Michael Bernard Beckwith, author of Spiritual Liberation: Fulfilling Your Soul's Potential
Each day brings new tests and challenges - and incredible happiness as we watch our children grow from helpless newborn to independent teen. "THE ART OF RAISING HAPPY KIDS" can't provide all the answers, but it can help resolve some often biggest issues facing parents, from coping with the sniffles to navigating social media. Whether you're cradling an infant or getting ready to send you child off to college, the most important things is to enjoy the ride! Every parent wants their child to be happy, healthy and well adjusted. But in an ever-changing world, how do we do just that? In this book, experts in child development, pediatrics, psychology and social work provide simple, straightforward advice on how to help your child grow up to be a strong, caring individual. It includes information on what it takes to keep a child healthy, including the newest research on nutrition, sleep, exercise and development. It illustrates how to build strong family ties, including bolstering emotional intelligence, effective communication strategies, and why it’s okay to let your child occasionally fail. Plus: Advice on navigating the world at large, from finding a balance with social media to coping with bullies and overcoming depression. Finally, developmental guidelines for every age, from newborns to teens, help the reader navigate the changes a child will face. Parenting can be a challenge, and this book is here to make the journey a little bit easier.
Calm Parents, Happy Kids is the UK version of Dr Laura Markham's hugely successful and ground-breaking book, Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids. Now adapted for UK audiences, this practical and inspiring book reveals a three step programme that will transform family life. Most parenting books focus on changing a child's behaviour, but the truth is that children only change when their relationship with their parents changes. In Calm Parents, Happy Kids, Dr Laura Markham introduces an approach to parenting that eliminates threats, power struggles and manipulation, in favour of setting limits with empathy and communication. Bringing together the latest research in brain development with a focus on emotional awareness (for both parents and children), it will appeal to all parents who don’t want to force their children into compliance and lose their temper, but want to keep calm and help their children want to behave.
A groundbreaking guide to raising responsible, capable, happy kids Based on the latest research on brain development and extensive clinical experience with parents, Dr. Laura Markham’s approach is as simple as it is effective. Her message: Fostering emotional connection with your child creates real and lasting change. When you have that vital connection, you don’t need to threaten, nag, plead, bribe—or even punish. This remarkable guide will help parents better understand their own emotions—and get them in check—so they can parent with healthy limits, empathy, and clear communication to raise a self-disciplined child. Step-by-step examples give solutions and kid-tested phrasing for parents of toddlers right through the elementary years. If you’re tired of power struggles, tantrums, and searching for the right “consequence,” look no further. You’re about to discover the practical tools you need to transform your parenting in a positive, proven way.
While growing up has never been easy, today's world presents kids and their parents with unprecedented challenges. The upside, posits Maureen Healy, is a widespread acknowledgment that emotional health, resilience, and equilibrium can be learned and strengthened. Healy is an expert on teaching skills that address the high sensitivity, big emotions, and hyper energy she herself experienced growing up. Three simple steps are key — Stop, Calm, and Make Smarter Choices. While not always easy, these steps are powerful, and Healy shows readers exactly how to implement them. Children move from acting out or shutting down, experiencing frequent physical symptoms such as head- and stomachaches, or hurting themselves or others, to recognizing they are being triggered, feeling their emotions, and using mindfulness strategies to respond from a calmer place.
In The Energetic Keys to Indigo Kids, Maureen Healy tackles the subject of indigo children from a whole new vantage point: energy. Aimed at healers, stay-at-home moms, and parents who are struggling to understand the unique qualities of their indigo children, the book covers such topics as: How indigo energy works How indigos heal The keys to indigo success You will learn to see indigos from an energetic perspective—how they think, how they make decisions, what they need, how they heal, and what triggers them the most—as well as how to get them back on track, prevent meltdowns, and, ultimately, see them succeed. The Energetic Keys to Indigo Kids is a groundbreaking book that reveals how these new children operate in the world. You’ll learn more about your child’s energetic system, including how his/her chakras operate differently. Along with this insightful information, Maureen also provides practical tips based on her real-life work with indigo kids worldwide. She shares how to help them manage their energy better, heal from emotional upheavals more completely, and create more harmony in their lives. Maureen shares real stories of her clients, their experiences and how they found more success with their highly sensitive, stubborn, and even defiant indigo kids.
Family & Relationships by Dr. Stéphane Provencher, Jennifer Luc
Every child is born a billionaire. After all, they come into the world with over one hundred billion brain cells! So how can we, as parents, help our children fully develop all those brain cells, live up to their full potential, and enjoy a rich, happy life? Jennifer Luc and Dr. Stephane Provencher combine personal experiences and insights, medical research, and expert advice from around the world to share unique, tested, and proven billionaire parenting strategies intended to help today's parents make informed choices for their children. With a focus on fostering productive, enthusiastic, and joyful children, Luc and Dr. Provencher instruct parents on a variety of topics that include pre-natal care and pregnancy, the design of a child's brain and the stages of its development, food choices and their effects on the body, and Whole-Listic methods that help nurture emotional needs of children. Included are methods parents can utilize to promote compassion, encourage gratitude, and teach the art of forgiveness to their children. Billionaire Parenting shares practical tips and global wisdom designed to empower parents with innovative and Whole-Listic methods to nurture emotional needs while guiding you to find their inner strengths."