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The Case for Homeschooling

“Many children’s lives are so busy with school journeys, subject changes, after-school clubs, and homework that they have little time to think or to take ownership of the life they are leading. They spend an awful lot of time being ‘processed’ by well-intentioned adults.... I will happily home educate my children all the way through their education, if that is what they want to do. They always ...
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9781912480289 Paperback (Trade paperback (UK))
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$28.00
 
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 - Release: 12/01/2020

Simplicity Parenting

As the pace of life accelerates, with too much stuff and too many choices and too little time, children are feeling the pressure. This book is for parents who want to slow down, but who don't know how and for families with too much stuff and too many choices. The author presents four simple steps for de-cluttering, quieting, and soothing family dynamics so that children can thrive at school, get ...
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9781912480036 Paperback
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$22.00
 
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 - Release: 06/03/2019

The Parenting Toolkit

Parenting is often seen as a skill that is instinctive and doesn’t need to be learned. However, many parents and guardians can benefit enormously from learning child-sensitive techniques that help them reflect on their parenting.  The Parenting Toolkit is a unique and valuable resource for parents and guardians who want to give their children the best possible start in life. It is especially ...
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9781907359903 Hardback
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$29.00
 
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 - Release: 10/15/2018

With Stars in Their Eyes

In this book readers will find not only a heart-filled rendering of the gentle ways young children have been traditionally raised and educated, but also cutting edge research that supports these practices. With love as the foundation, and through the neural tapestry created by joyful movement, music, art, stories, and play, we feed and bathe the brain of the young child. These deep connections ...
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9781621482260 Paperback
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$28.00
 
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 - Release: 03/15/2019

A Waldorf Guide to Children's Health

When a child is sick, parents need clear and reliable information helping them to take action quickly. This fully comprehensive guide to child health and wellness draws on anthroposophic medicine, combining conventional treatments with complementary therapies.A Waldorf Guide to Child Health includes: ∞ First aid guidance for help in emergencies∞ Treatments to relieve common complaints such as ...
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9781782505297 Paperback (Trade paperback (UK))
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$19.95
 
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 - Release: 01/15/2019

Why Don't Children Sit Still?

Why is my son so clumsy? Why is my daughter’s handwriting so messy? My children want to play only video games. Will their lack of movement really hurt them? Movement is essential in helping children develop not only motor skills but also intellectual, emotional, and social skills. Children learn through “doing” and playing. However, children’s journey to learn how to control their bodies can ...
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9781782505143 Paperback (Trade paperback (UK))
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$13.95
 
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 - Release: 10/01/2018

Parenting with Values

As parents, what do we need to give our children so that they grow up to be, well-balanced and resilient adults? Parenting tutor and mother of two Christiane Kutik tells us that, above all, children need their parents to give them strong values to help them find their way in life.  Many of us consider values to be an old-fashioned concept but Kutik suggests that by fostering twelve vital values, ...
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9781782504825 Paperback
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 - Release: 05/15/2018

An A-Z Collection of Behaviour Tales

This must-have collection of behavior tales offers “story medicine” as a creative strategy for parenting, teaching, and counselling. Telling the right story at the right time can help children face challenges and change behavior. All 42 stories begin with an undesirable or out-of-balance situation. Through metaphor and imaginative story journeys, they lead to a desirable resolution. The stories ...
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9781907359866 Paperback
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 - Release: 11/01/2017

Raising Happy Healthy Children

“Provides parents with the information they need to raise healthy, balanced, resilient children.… Above all it demonstrates that what babies and children really need is the time, love and attention of the loving adults in their lives.” —Marie Peacock (from the foreword) Raising Happy Healthy Children is a fully-updated second edition of What Children and Babies Really Need. With new information ...
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9781907359835 Paperback (Revised)
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 - Release: 09/15/2017

How to Create the Star of Your Family Culture

In this gem of a book, parents are offered an exploratory approach to the principles introduced in Heaven on Earth: A Handbook for Parents of Young Children. Using excerpts as leading thoughts, as well as “The Star of Family Culture” as a guiding image, parents are given a warmhearted lens through which to view their family life. Beginning with love as the foundation of the family, parents will ...
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9781621481393 Paperback
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 - Release: 11/15/2015

Creative Discipline, Connected Family

Many parents struggle with finding effective ways to manage their children's behavior.  Can you discipline without punishing? How do you set limits while maintaining closeness and trust?  Lou Harvey-Zahra, an experienced parenting coach and teacher, has developed a method that really works: creative discipline. Offering new perspectives on children's “bad behavior,” she helps parents solve ...
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9781782502135 Paperback
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 - Release: 10/15/2015

Parenting in the Here and Now

Being a good parent doesn't mean being perfect, learning complex theories or finding another twelve hours in the day. Parenting in the Here and Now offers a refreshingly different way. Rather than striving for—and failing to reach—a frustrating ideal, parents can start from where they are right now—and enjoy a more harmonious family life almost immediately.  Lea Page shows how to recognize ...
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9781782501640 Paperback
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 - Release: 06/15/2015

Nutrition for Enlightened Parenting

Do we take in food consciously and eat to live? Do we take in food unconsciously and live to eat? What is behind the foods we eat? What really happens when we digest our food? What really feeds us? What happens when we choose this diet over that one?Do we eat meat or no meat?How about raising our children? In Nutrition for Enlightened Parenting, Marie-Laure Valandro draws on her deep study of ...
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9781584201694 Paperback
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 - Release: 01/02/2015

Why Cleaning Has Meaning

Few of us enjoy cleaning—more often than not, it feels like a thankless, repetitive task that we must force ourselves to do. Linda Thomas is an expert, professional cleaner who operated her own ecological cleaning company for more than twenty years. In this unique book, she explores her passion for cleaning, and argues that cleaning can have a profound effect—not just on the spaces we care for, ...
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9781782500506 Paperback
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$26.95
 
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 - Release: 03/01/2014

Happy Child, Happy Home

Lou Harvey-Zahra, an experienced parenting coach and teacher, helps parents develop calm and happy children. Drawing her inspiration from a background in Waldorf education, she offers candid, relevant, and humorous tips and advice for taking a clear look at family life, identifying what's not working, and exploring new ideas for improving parent-child relationships. This book addresses issues ...
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9781782500551 Paperback (Trade paperback (UK))
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$24.95
 
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 - Release: 02/20/2014