Can you imagine parenting in a manner that promotes peace? Parents everywhere want to connect compassionately with their children, to show them love and offer guidance even in difficult moments. In this packed and practical booklet, Inbal Kashtan describes how the Nonviolent Communication (NVC) process can transform parenting to promote peace for generations to come. Parents, educators or anyone in relationship with children will find this booklet filled with insightful perspectives and practical skills that will greatly nurture your connection with the children in your life.
Start improving communication by focusing on emotional connection. Whether you're parenting a teenager or an infant, the parenting help and guidance you'll find in this booklet will transform your challenges and conflicts into opportunities to parent from your heart. Find NVC-based parenting tips and ten practical exercises to foster trust and improve cooperation even in the most trying circumstances. Learn how to make connection your top priority, share power in your family and inspire open dialogue that promotes mutual understanding.
Parenting From Your Heart empowers parents to:
- Understand your own needs so you can choose how to respond
- Motivate children without the threat of punishment or the promise of reward
- Move beyond power struggles by transforming your habitual responses
- Hear the "yes" in your child's "no"
- Mediate between children to resolve the heart of family conflict
Inbal Kashtan, author of Parenting From Your Heart, recently returned to sharing NVC after facing cancer. You can find out more about her work at www.baynvc.org, and her CD for parents, Connected Parenting: Nonviolent Communication in Family Life, by clicking here.