The Thriving Family: How to Achieve Lasting Home-life Harmony for You and Your Children

The Thriving Family: How to Achieve Lasting Home-life Harmony for You and Your Children

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How the use of six core principles can ensurehappy, healthy children grow up to be happy, healthy adultsDrawing from his vast experience working with families, along with his own experiences as a parent, clinical psychologist David Coleman has devised aprogram based upon six core values trust, kindness, responsibility, honesty, respect, and thoughtfulness that form the basis of a thriving family life. Identifying characteristics of the properly thriving family include: recognizing and embracing the factthat life is challenging; acknowledging individuality and seeking to develop the unique potentials of each family member in a nurturing environment; seekingto understand its own history and how this is brought to bear on family life, and to find new solutions to old problems; and seekingto create an unshakeable unit where children will become strong, considerate, and independent adults, regardless of the challenges that the familyfaces on its journey. This book draws onthe six core principles to guideparents through each stage of family life. In an age where the concept of family is more all-embracing than ever before, this bookoffers a unifying way forward for all."

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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 152 x 232 x 26mm | 399.16g
  • Hachette Books Ireland
  • Castleknock, Ireland
  • English
  • 1444725998
  • 9781444725995
  • 12,011

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About David Coleman

David Coleman is a practicing clinical psychologistwho writes aweekly column for the "Irish Independent" and is the author of" Parenting Is Child's Play.""

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