Since september gives people a little more time to get their hands on the book i will officially be hosting a simplicity parenting book club here on. Each day we will focus on a chapter and i have invited 6 lovely ladies to. Are you dreaming of a calmer and more peaceful family dynamic. In his book, author kim john paynea researcher, counselor, and private consultantshows how it is essential to simplify the lives of our children. Today i will be summarizing and discussing the sixth chapter of kim john paynes book, simplicity parenting.
Pick up the key ideas in the book with this quick summary. It helps you in making small doable changes, worry less and enjoy more. Simplicity parenting audiobook by kim john payne, lisa m. Todays busier, faster society is waging an undeclared war on childhood. If you are interested in delving deeper into this topic with your family, we would love to have you join us in the intentional book club as a premium member. My copy is now all highlighted up and im sure ill be borrowing it out to friends. If you have not heard of kim john payne before, you likely will thank me for introducing his stellar work here. Simplicity parenting by kim john payne meagan rose. The authors explain and make accessible the new science of how a childs brain is wired. Using the extraordinary power of less to raise calmer, happier and more secure kids 2009. Like many celebrations today, valentines day has become increasingly focused on the consumeristic aspect of the holiday. Using the extraordinary power of less to raise calmer, happier, and more secure kids by kim john payne and lisa m. I realized that you dont have to be amish to instill values in your children and.
Simplicity parenting todays busier, faster society is waging an undeclared war on childhood. As the pace of life accelerates to hyperspeedwith too much stuff, too many choices, and too little timechildren feel the pressure. I decided that each chapter has so much in it that next week i am going to dedicate 6 days to discussing the book. Stephanie petters is an api leader and the coordinator of the api reads program through attachment parenting international. Practical ideas and conclusions can be drawn from this authors writing, and elevated with church teaching. And if youve joined us over on facebook or twitter, youve seen us slowly taper off there as well. In a world where childhood seems to be flooded with too much, too fast and too soon payne helps parents clear the way to a simpler, more connected and wholehearted family life. In fact the coffee cart at school is often a mini book club already. Keep in mind that any discussion of this book should remain focused on the original topic surrounding the practicals of simplicity parenting and how it relates to us as catholic home educating parents. Welcome to our last simplicity parenting book club discussion. If youd like to comment on this post, you can go to our online book club at good reads.
This book is a wakecall for all of us who have misjudged what children need and can handle, and who have wandered so far from the best practices that we are raising neurologically damaged and emotionally stunted human beings as a result. As i sat with my morning coffee, finishing the book more than happy. She blogged about her efforts at the zero waste home for many years. Youve seen us retire the book club and watched the posts here on the blog dwindle. From creepy murder mysteries and dark twisty thrillers to nonfiction about simplifying, parenting, hygge, or not spending money for a year theyre all right here. Creating space for girls the tender age of 10 and beyond, page turners is a book club which focuses on quality literature written by, and for. Simple parenting principles for the modern world by serena b miller and paul stutzman. The response was amazing, lots of you were interested in the book club but the month was split almost 5050 with september just a little ahead. You know those books that people just rave and rave about. Today i will be summarizing and discussing the first chapter of kim john paynes book, simplicity parenting. Last month we read the lifechanging magic of tidying up by marie kondo, and the discussion that took place around this book was great.
This is a much needed read for december, simplicity parenting. I am so excited for the next book in our book club series. In a world where childhood seems to be flooded with too much, too fast and too soon, payne helps parents clear the path towards a simpler, more connected and wholehearted family life. With too much stuff, too many choices, and too little time, children can become anxious, have trouble with friends and school, or even be diagnosed with behavioral problems. From creepy murder mysteries and dark twisty thrillers to nonfiction about simplifying, parenting, hygge, or not spending money for a. Simple and mindful parenting, to surround our children with a calm and supportive family dynamic and environment. For everyone who has asked for us to gather all of our book recommendations into one place we have done it.
Simplicity parenting is a way to slide the child back down the spectrum. Using the extraordinary power of less to raise calmer, more secure and happier kids by kim john payne and lisa m. Too many words, too many ways of phrasing the same thought, make simplicity parenting difficult to read. Sometimes reading quotes from books helps shift my mindset on certain topics and gets me focused on whats really important when raising. The soul of discipline in this groundbreaking book, parenting expert and acclaimed author of the bestselling book simplicity parenting kim john payne, m. After our first week of soccer pretty sure i heard a guy tell his wife if insert childs name keeps this up i am thinking scholarship. And join in the sidediscussions happening in the facebook group. They go from having a label back to being lovable and quirky. I just wanted to post a little reminder that monday is the first day of our virtual book club. Ive really enjoyed rereading this book and am glad that i have it to reread over the years.
Todays busier, faster, supersized society is waging an undeclared war. Simplicity parenting chapter six today i will be summarizing and discussing the sixth chapter of kim john paynes book, simplicity parenting. No individual sentence or section stands out as excessive or laborious, but the end result is a slog that not one committed, educated mom in my book club managed to complete. Using the extraordinary power of less to raise calmer, happier, and more secure kids by kim john payne. It may be more helpful to do study with my circles that arent already exposed to. Although the book is filled with lots of great parenting advice, i was pulled to three big themes that appeared in the ami. She and her husband and their daughter live near atlanta. The australian family consultant and author of the best seller simplicity parenting.
Using the extraordinary power of less to raise calmer, happier, and more secure kids. Every discussion about a parenting book should probably start with a disclaimer. Using the extraordinary power of less to raise calmer, happier and more secure kids among other books, has extensively researched the roots and antidotes. This book is a part of eco book club a club for sustainability enthusiasts and book lovers during septemberoctober we were reading zero waste home book by bea johnson. Whether you read along with us or at our own pace, we hope you enjoy. See more ideas about parenting, parenting hacks and parenting advice. Even though the part devoted to dealing with physical clutter, my biggest challenge, was relatively small, there was a lot of information about simplifying across the board. The simplicity parenting approach is based on over thirty years experience successfully supporting busy families. Okay, you have been waiting for it and begging for it and now its here. Currently over 100 parents are participating through facebook and many more through the main conversation on clean. Has simplicity parenting by kim john payne and lisa m. Simplicity parenting a free online book club an intentional life. Shop journal wellness eco living family life book club what we love the facts our story contact.
Today i will be summarizing and discussing the second and third chapters of kim john paynes book, simplicity parenting. Are you looking for inspiration and ideas to improve your family life and help your children thrive. Simplicity parenting chapters two and three meagan. This book was suggested by jora after my post on choice.
You can view also view discussion one, two and three. The simple wisdom of amish parenting by serena miller and paul stutzman, i was feeling inspired by the values they live by. 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 children. Using the extraordinary power of less to raise calmer, happier and more secure kids, i couldnt wait to start reading. Simplicity parenting using the extraordinary power of less to raise calmer, happier, and more secure kids book. At first i thought it was inevitable with 2 kids and that i would just have to deal with it, but then i read this book. Ive been feeling increasingly overwhelmed by the clutter in our house and by our general busyness. What was the most interesting aspect of this story. Here, weve rounded up the best oprahs book club books, for those of.
Using the extraordinary power of less to raise calmer, happier and more secure kids by. Please leave your comments either here on the blog or on todays book club facebook post our first book was kim john paynes simplicity parenting i love this book. Using the extraordinary power of less to raise calmer, happier, and more secure kids at. Simplicity parenting by kim john payne the simple year says. Using the extraordinary power of less to raise calmer, happier, and more secure kids payne, kim john, ross, lisa m. If you are raising children in these anxious times, you need this book. I love the message of this book, however, the author could have easily condensed it into a shorter book. After reading this book parents will feel empowered and ready to declutter playspaces, establish stronger.813 74 494 1139 1675 472 1151 963 1243 433 697 1665 409 975 792 1179 851 835 1405 1488 1105 1528 794 573 1624 1059 1093 692 569 17 279 1479 887 497 917 1405