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Parenting expert, popular speaker, and bestselling author of The Blessing of a Skinned Knee returns with a revelatory new book for parents of teenagers.

In The Blessing of a Skinned Knee, author Wendy Mogel introduced a new approach to parenting, one that drew its fundamental principles from Jewish wisdom and emphasized resisting overprotection of our children. With its combination of insight and practicality, the book became a word-of-mouth success and made Mogel a much sought after speaker.

Now, in the long-awaited follow-up to her perennial seller, Mogel addresses the question she is asked most frequently: how to be a parent in a culture that breeds anxiety and fragility in older children and teens by placing too high a value on perfection and success. Applying concepts from mussar (a Jewish system of character refinement that focuses on ethical behavior) and other teachings, Mogel shows parents how to stop overindulging or pressuring their children and instead focus on developing sound judgment. By practicing composure, detachment, acceptance, moderation, integrity, authority, and delight—the traits covered in the seven chapters—parents will not only uncover an appreciative and reflective relationship with their children, but will also set an example of the adults they want them to become.

An important and inspiring book, The Blessing of a B Minus encourages parents to see beyond the drama of teenage crises and the competitiveness of college applications to the goal of raising resilient, optimistic adults.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Bart Vivianandlt;/bandgt; was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, where his parents encouraged his imagination to flourish at an early age through his drawing. He later received a BFA in visual communication from the University of Kansas. Over the years he was worked as a freelance illustrator and muralist in several states and continues to work on his art. He especially loves to share his drawings, paintings, and stories with his daughter, Adalyn. Mr. Vivian lives and works in the Chicago area.andlt;bandgt;Bart Vivianandlt;/bandgt; was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, where his parents encouraged his imagination to flourish at an early age through his drawing. He later received a BFA in visual communication from the University of Kansas. Over the years he was worked as a freelance illustrator and muralist in several states and continues to work on his art. He especially loves to share his drawings, paintings, and stories with his daughter, Adalyn. Mr. Vivian lives and works in the Chicago area.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781885223722
Author:
Vivian, Bart
Publisher:
Aladdin/Beyond Words
Location:
Hillsboro, Ore. :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - General
Subject:
Imagination
Subject:
Body, Mind & Spirit
Subject:
Imagination -- Fiction.
Subject:
Situations / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Subject:
Children s-Sports Fiction-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
19980901
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in 13.02 oz
Age Level:
04-09

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