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Raising happiness 10 simple steps for more joyful kids and happier parents by Christine Carter

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Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Happiness in children,
  • Child rearing

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementChristine Carter.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF723.H37 C37 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23944371M
ISBN 109780345515612
LC Control Number2009044711
OCLC/WorldCa326529012

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  "Raising Happiness is an elegant, funny, and rigorous handbook for the humbling task of raising joyful children. Brimming with brilliantly distilled science, poignant stories from her family, and what parents so urgently seek—clear, practical, and informed guidance—it is an encyclopedia of wisdom for raising children in today's multitasking Brand: Random House Publishing Group.   Complete with a series of “try this” tips, secrets, and strategies, Raising Happiness is a one-of-a-kind resource that will help you instill joy in your kids—and, in the process, become more joyful yourself. GENRE. Parenting. RELEASED. February 2 LANGUAGE. EN. English. LENGTH. Pages/5(32). In this pioneering, practical book, Daniel J. Siegel, neuropsychiatrist and author of the bestselling Mindsight, and parenting expert Tina Payne Bryson offer a revolutionary approach to child rearing with twelve key strategies that foster healthy brain development, leading to calmer, happier authors explain - and make accessible - the new science of how a child’s brain is .   Review "Raising Happiness is an elegant, funny, and rigorous handbook for the humbling task of raising joyful children. Brimming with brilliantly distilled science, poignant stories from her family, and what parents so urgently seek--clear, practical, and informed guidance--it is an encyclopedia of wisdom for raising children in today's multitasking, multimedia world/5(77).

Welcome to our first summer book club meeting, a discussion of Raising Happiness prompted by Katy Keim of ’ll be posting Katy’s review of Raising Happiness chapter by chapter each Thursday; I’ll be moderating the discussion thereafter. This book club first ran on Motherese, so you might want to check out the comments there, too, or Motherese blogger Kristen’s . Raising happiness: 10 simple steps for more joyful kids and happier parents. First edition. New York: Ballantine Books. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide) Carter, Christine, Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents. New York: Ballantine Books. Summary of "Raising Happiness," by sociologist and senior fellow at UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, Christine Carter, Ph.D. describes steps .   "Raising Happiness" is packed with knowledge based on research, yet remains easily readable without being bogged down with scientific terminology and ramblings. Whether you are a parent of a toddler or teenager, a parent-to-be, work with kids, or just want to understand more about how to cultivate happiness, this book is a must-read!5/5(5).