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Blessing of a Skinned Knee Raising Self-Reliant Children

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ISBN-10: 1416593063

ISBN-13: 9781416593065

Edition: N/A

Authors: Wendy Mogel

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In the trenches of a typical day, every parent encounters a child afflicted with ingratitude and entitlement. In a world where material abundance abounds, parents want so badly to raise self-disciplined, appreciative, and resourceful children who are not spoiled by the plentitude around them. But how to accomplish this feat? The answer has eluded the best-intentioned mothers and fathers who overprotect, overindulge, and overschedule their children's lives. Dr. Mogel helps parents learn how to turn their children's worst traits into their greatest attributes. Starting with stories of everyday parenting problems and examining them through the lens of the Torah, the Talmud, and important…    
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Publisher: Scribner
Publication date: 12/2/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Wendy Mogel, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist, parent educator, keynote speaker for educational and religious organizations and schools, andnbsp;the author of the New York Times bestseller The Blessing of a Skinned Knee.nbsp; She lives in Los Angeles. Please visit her website at

Author Notes
How I Lost One Faith and Found Another
The Blessing of Acceptance: Discovering Your Unique and Ordinary Child
The Blessing of Having Someone to Look Up To: Honoring Mother and Father
The Blessing of a Skinned Knee: Why God Doesn't Want You to Overprotect Your Child
The Blessing of Longing: Teaching Your Child an Attitude of Gratitude
The Blessing of Work: Finding the Holy Sparks in Ordinary Chores
The Blessing of Food: Bringing Moderation, Celebration, and Sanctification to Your Table
The Blessing of Self-Control: Channeling Your Child's Yetzer Hara
The Blessing of Time: Teaching Your Child the Value of the Present Moment
The Blessings of Faith and Tradition: Losing Your Fear of the G Word and Introducing Your Child to Spirituality
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