Hold on to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers (Paperback)

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    Gordon Neufeld, Ph.D, is a Vancouver-based clinical psychologist, internationally renowned as a foremost authority on child development. His Neufeld Institute delivers many courses he has created for parents, educators, and helping professionals on several continents. He is recognized for his unique ability to unlock the clues to seemingly complex problems of child rearing and education.
     
    Gabor Mate, M.D., is a physician and the bestselling author of When the Body Says No, Scattered Minds,and In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts. A sought-after authority on stress, mind-body health, ADHD, parenting, and addictions, he travels extensively, addressing health personnel, teachers, and lay audiences across North America and internationally.


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    International authority on child development Gordon Neufeld, Ph.D., joins forces with bestselling author Gabor Mate, M.D., to tackle one of the most disturbing trends of our time: Children today looking to their peers for direction—their values, identity, and codes of behavior. This “peer orientation” undermines family cohesion, interferes with healthy development, and fosters a hostile and sexualized youth culture. Children end up becoming overly conformist, desensitized, and alienated, and being “cool” matters more to them than anything else.
     
    Hold On to Your Kids explains the causes of this crucial breakdown of parental influence—and demonstrates ways to “reattach” to sons and daughters, establish the proper hierarchy in the home, make kids feel safe and understood, and earn back your children’s loyalty and love. This updated edition also specifically addresses the unprecedented parenting challenges posed by the rise of digital devices and social media. By helping to reawaken instincts innate to us all, Neufeld and Mate will empower parents to be what nature intended: a true source of contact, security, and warmth for their children.

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    ISBN 9780375760280
    Genre FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / General
    Format Paperback
    Pages 296
    Publisher Date 2006-08-15 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Ballantine Books
    Copyright Year 2006
    Height 8.0 in
    Wdth 5.25 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.55 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Neufeld, Gordon, Ph.D.
    Dimensions 9.0x6.45x0.75
    Country of Origin United States
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