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Author Carter, Christine, 1972-

Title Raising happiness : 10 simple steps for more joyful kids and happier parents / Christine Carter.

Publication Info. New York : Ballantine Books, [2010]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Cherry Valley PLD Adult Non-Fiction - CHVY-11  646.78 CAR    AVAILABLE
 Coal City PL Stacks - CCBB-2  PAR 649.1 CAR    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Parent Teacher Collection - MPLG-6  PT 646.78 CAR    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  646.78 CAR    AVAILABLE
 Seneca PL Adult Non-Fiction - SEBB-3  646.78 CARTER    AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 232 pages ; 25 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [211]-226) and index.
Contents The art and science of raising happy kids -- Step 1, Put on your own oxygen mask first -- Step 2, Build a village -- Step 3, Expect effort and enjoyment, not perfection -- Step 4, Choose gratitude, forgiveness, and optimism -- Step 5, Raise their emotional intelligence -- Step 6, Form happiness habits -- Step 7, Teach self-discipline -- Step 8, Enjoy the present moment -- Step 9, Rig their environment for happiness -- Step 10, Eat dinner together.
Summary Drawing on what hard science says about the factors that breed happiness in childhood and beyond, here are 10 simple principles for fostering the skills and habits that will set the stage for optimism, emotional health, and confidence for kids.
Subject Happiness in children.
Child rearing.
ISBN 9780345515612 (acid-free paper)
0345515617 (acid-free paper)

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