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Using Your Values
We have seen a great deal in the press during the ’90s about values. There have been countless articles in newspapers and magazines bemoaning the death of family values in particular. Numerous books have been written to correct this situation. Such books have offered prescriptions on what values should direct family life, and how to encourage or inculcate these values through family, church, and school activities.
Harriet Heath offers you a radically different approach to the subject of values and family life. As an experienced and thoughtful parent educator, she long ago realized that parents need a personal foundation upon which to base their parenting decisions and practices. Without this conscious, solid foundation, their efforts are haphazard at best and destructive at worst.
Using Your Values . . . offers you three steps to realize your dreams for your children by showing you how to—
By following the three steps above, you will be able to—
Dr. Heath is a developmental psychologist, parent educator, certified school psychologist, international educator, and founder and director of the Parent Center at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania.
You can hear more of the author’s philosophy on “Our Values Can (and Do) Guide Our Parenting,” an audiotape of a Dr. Heath presentation available to Missouri residents from the University of Missouri, (800) 552-8522), http://extension.missouri.edu/PARENTLINK/Library/parenting.htm.
Useful for birth–teens
. . . a collection of sensible thinking tools for parents and children, presented in a highly accessible format. ForeWord
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Last updated February 22, 2011