Being at Your Best When Your Kids Are at Their Worst - Practical Compassion in Parenting

Author(s): Kim John Payne


When children are at their most difficult and challenging situations arise, how can we react in a way that reflects our family values and expectations? Often, when children "push our buttons," we find ourselves reacting in ways that are far from our principles, often further inflaming a situation.
When our children are at their worst, they need us to be at our best-or as close to it as we can be. Educator and family counselor Kim John Payne, author of Simplicity Parenting, offers techniques that simply and directly shift these damaging patterns in communication and parental behavior. These grounded and practical strategies will help you-

Slow down the interaction
Be more in control of your reactions
Open up a much wider range of helpful responses
Sense what your child's deeper needs are even though they are misbehaving
Respond in a way that gives your child a feeling of being heard and still puts a boundary in place

Payne's meditative approach can be done anywhere, anytime; it lifts you out of old, unwanted patterns of action-reaction and prepares you so that the voice you speak with is closer to the parent you want to be. His concrete and simple techniques can help you, and your children, be at your best, even in the most challenging of times.


Available Stock:

Add to Cart

Click & Collect

Add to Wishlist

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781611808667
  • : Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
  • : Roost Books
  • : 0.294835
  • : September 2020
  • : .66 Inches X 5.52 Inches X 8.49 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Kim John Payne
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 649.1
  • : 224