SMART PARENTING PLAYBOOK
How to create mutually accepting, complementing and flourishing relationships with children
by Arta Citko & Zane Gulbe
Nowadays, in addition to our own knowledge and intuitive feeling, there is an enormous amount of available information about parenting. It's easy to become overwhelmed and end up doing nothing.
In this book, we have compiled all the essentials of parent-child interactions in an easily understandable format, including useful advice and ideas of how to use this knowledge and incorporate it into your daily life.
FOR PARENTS AND NOT ONLY
This cheat-sheet is meant for anyone wishing to achieve a more successful relationship with their child. It will be especially useful for the parents, grandparents and guardians of pre-school and elementary school children.
20% THEORY + 80% PRACTICAL TASKS
Your read the intro of each chapter and then fill the tasks. Some tasks can be completed together with your child, turning it into a shared activity.
What to take into account when setting expectations regarding the behaviour of your child.
What to ascertain before correcting the behaviour of your child.
How to communicate with a child in an encouraging, supporting and accepting manner.
How to develop skills while creating a positive learning experience.
How to help your child recognise, name and control their emotions.
Which communication skills to teach and how to create a good-manner list.
How to cooperate with your child for mutually beneficial results.
How to introduce discipline, create family rules and talk about consequences.
What to do when your patience is almost over or already gone.
How to learn from each other and turn the time spent together into an adventure.
& Room for notes and observations
Extra space for your answers to questions. And doodles.
YOUR SIMPLE AND EXCITING COMPANION FOR RAISING A CHILD
10 chapters packed in 32 pages. With room for your thoughts and notes. Written and designed by Personal-Development Coach Arta Citko in collaboration with Zane Gulbe, a Psychology Major, mother of 3 and owner of a model agency Moon Models.
Zane is currently obtaining a Masters degree in Psychology. She is a wife and a mother of 3 children plus she also runs a business - a model agency Moon Models. Zane knows the importance of accepting a child's strengths as well as weaknesses. Having tried various educational methods and games, Zane is now ready to present her life experience and academic knowledge in an easily understandable and implementable format.
Arta is a Personal-Development Coach, Designer and creator of Happy Playbooks. Arta loves making knowledge practical. And turning Meh into Yay! - in this case, compressing lengthy information into concise instructions, adding whimsical graphics and packaging it all in one exciting process of improving and understanding our relationships.
"Speak to your children as if they are the wisest, kindest, most beautiful & magical humans on the earth. For what they believe is what they will become."
/ Brooke Hampton /