What Young Children Need You to Know

What Young Children Need You to Know : How to see them so you know what to do for them

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Are you the parent of a cherished young child, and tired, possibly frustrated, and even doubting yourself--or them? Are you worried about their behaviour or feeling unsure of how to support them? What makes young children do the things they do? Will they ever grow out of it?

In 55 short, inspirational, and insightful entries, Bridgett Miller--teacher, remedial therapist, presenter, parent consultant, and parent herself--connects developmental science with heartfelt wisdom. She reminds us we have the power to shift our perspective, better understand young children (0-9 years) and, most importantly, deepen our connection with them.

These daily insights and affirmations could be just what you're looking for to support your conscious parenting journey as you navigate the way using your head and your heart, towards becoming the parent you long to be.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 238 pages
  • 133 x 203 x 14mm | 277g
  • English
  • 1777064902
  • 9781777064907
  • 12,024

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"Bridgett Miller is a revolutionary guide for parents. She has the incredible ability to deliver the tools that parents need to build loving relationships with their children. Using practical strategies and relatable language, Miller shows parents how to help their children reach their potential while keeping their own inherent joy and peace intact. Our children will be more content and capable as a result of us taking in the wisdom of What Young Children Need You to Know--and so will we."
--Rachel Macy Stafford, New York Times-bestselling author of Hands Free Mama, Only Love Today, and Live Love Now

"This engaging book is a wonderful series of gentle, compassionate reminders of the role we play in our children's lives. Bridgett Miller shows us how much a touch of perspective can help in guiding our path as parents. She aptly fleshes out how seeing our children correctly leads us to becoming the parents our children need."
--Gordon Neufeld, PhD, developmental psychologist and founder of the Neufeld Institute

"I love this book! It's so beautiful and accessible. This book is a treasure for all who love and care for children. The affirmations and practical suggestions will enrich anyone who wants to better understand how to support children's emotional health and well-being. You will want to read it over and over, as each chapter will resonate in new ways as you raise your child. A gentle and compassionate parenting guide."
--Mona Delahooke, PhD, pediatric psychologist and author of Beyond Behaviors: Using Brain Science and Compassion to Understand and Solve Children's Behavioral Challenges

"I've trusted Bridgett Miller's advice for years. This refreshingly honest and empowering book is a beautiful culmination of her important work. She's addressed every issue I can think of when raising young children, and her book will equip parents with wisdom, understanding, and the means for loving guidance. I'm convinced that, with this book in hand, parents can confidently raise emotionally healthy, happy, and secure children."
--Rebecca Eanes, author of Positive Parenting: An Essential Guide

"Brimming with actionable steps, positive affirmations, and relatable anecdotes, Bridgett Miller's What Young Children Need You to Know is a concise and practical guide to getting to know your children's inner world. Short chapters perfect for busy parents present insights into the 'why' of children's behavior, providing pathways to greater understanding and compassion, along with opportunities for growing healthy emotional intelligence for both parents and children. In What Young Children Need You to Know, Miller illuminates the keys to peaceful, practical, positive parenting--getting to know our little humans as people, treating them with gentleness and respect, and growing alongside them in a relationship that will stand the test of time."
--L.R. Knost, author of Two Thousand Kisses a Day: Gentle Parenting Through the Ages and Stages
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