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Parenting For a Peaceful World by Robin Grille Reviews

Kathy White

History of Childhood and why we need to raise our children differently

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Pros: Well researched

Cons: could have more ideas & anecdotes about parenting today

This is an amazing book.  Quite shocking.  I read it with the idea that it was a political document, as it had been cited in a few public consultation places for parenting etc.    I was shocked at the historical overview of parenting.  Made me see that the few moments of loosing my temper and shouting at my kids are nothing compared to the widespread abuse of children that went on in the distant and not so distant past.   I've never made the connection between child rearing practices and politics/ state of the nation, and of course it makes perfect sense.  Raising children in a way that embeds empathy, compassion and love into their environment...
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