Organic Parenting: The Prevention of Parent Deficit Disorder

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2009-01-26
  • Publisher: Edk Distribution
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Organic Parenting: The Prevention of Parent Deficit Disorder is a kindly grandmother whispering in your ear. At your side, she shares words of wisdom gleaned from years of experience. Pick up Organic Parenting and "hear" her advice whenever you need it--if problems arise, when you yearn for another perspective, on days where stress covers up sanity.Listen and learn how to infuse harmony into your family's life. With love, gentleness, and joy, Koko Preston guides parents in the world's most important work: raising children at all stages of life into happy, healthy, caring, and responsible adults.

Author Biography

Koko Preston has a master's degree in Attachment and Parenting and works with individuals, families, and groups, providing inspiration with her parenting wisdom. Her home is in Rockland, Maine, where she raised five children (including two sets of twins) to adulthood and now also welcomes two grandchildren.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Cover Story: Roots and Wingsp. x
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introductionp. xii
Children Are Like Flowersp. 1
Parent Deficit Disorder: What Is Happening and Whyp. 7
Daycare Is for Adultsp. 11
The Disgrace of Drugging Our Childrenp. 17
The Prevention of Parent Deficit Disorder: Organic Parenting or the Bare Bones of How to Parentp. 21
Welcome and Celebrate Your Babyp. 23
Bedtimep. 33
Communication: Making Contactp. 37
Discipline Means to Teachp. 47
Fatheringp. 59
Grandparentsp. 61
Learning Is to Bring Forthp. 63
Manners Matterp. 69
Modeling and Heroesp. 73
Money Managementp. 79
Naturep. 85
Nutrition and Lifestylep. 89
Quality and Quantity Timep. 93
Please Readp. 95
TV Is Bad for Childrenp. 97
The Tyranny of Technologyp. 97
Beyond the First Decadep. 103
Conclusionp. 107
Appendicesp. 111
Diseases of Nonattachmentp. 113
Reconnectionp. 125
Adoptionp. 131
Model Child-protective Legislationp. 133
Parenting Education Quotesp. 135
Additional Resourcesp. 141
About the Authorp. 145
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