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Simplicity Parenting

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By Kim John Payne

Today's busier, faster society, with too much stuff, too many choices, and too little time can make for more anxiety too.  Family consultant Kim John Payne has his own recipe for helping parents reclaim for their children the space and freedom that he recommends for children for their attention to deepen and their individuality to flourish. 

Inspiration, ideas, and a blueprint for change:

- Streamline your home environment. Reduce the amount of toys, books, and clutter - as well as lights, sounds, and general sensory overload.

- Establish rhythms and rituals. Discover ways to ease daily tensions, create calmer mealtimes and bedtimes, and tips on how to tell if your child is overwhelmed.

- Schedule a break in the schedule. Establish intervals of calm and connection in your child's daily torrent of constant doing.

- Scale back on media and parental involvement to limit the endless deluge of information and stimulation.

A manifesto for protecting the grace of childhood, Simplicity Parenting is an eloquent guide to bringing new rhythms to bear on the lifelong art of raising chidlren.

Paperback. Ballantine Books, 2010. 256 pages.

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By Kim John Payne

Today's busier, faster society, with too much stuff, too many choices, and too little time can make for more anxiety too.  Family consultant Kim John Payne has his own recipe for helping parents reclaim for their children the space and freedom that he recommends for children for their attention to deepen and their individuality to flourish. 

Inspiration, ideas, and a blueprint for change:

- Streamline your home environment. Reduce the amount of toys, books, and clutter - as well as lights, sounds, and general sensory overload.

- Establish rhythms and rituals. Discover ways to ease daily tensions, create calmer mealtimes and bedtimes, and tips on how to tell if your child is overwhelmed.

- Schedule a break in the schedule. Establish intervals of calm and connection in your child's daily torrent of constant doing.

- Scale back on media and parental involvement to limit the endless deluge of information and stimulation.

A manifesto for protecting the grace of childhood, Simplicity Parenting is an eloquent guide to bringing new rhythms to bear on the lifelong art of raising chidlren.

Paperback. Ballantine Books, 2010. 256 pages.

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SKU: ISBN 9780345507983