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“A wise and fresh approach to mindful parenting.” (Tara Brach, author of Radical Acceptance)

A kinder, more compassionate world starts with kind and compassionate kids. In Raising Good Humans, you’ll find powerful and practical strategies to break free from “reactive parenting” habits and raise kind, cooperative, and confident kids.

Whether you’re running late for school, trying to get your child to eat their vegetables, or dealing with an epic meltdown in the checkout line at a grocery store - being a parent is hard work! And, as parents, many of us react in times of stress without thinking - often by yelling. But what if, instead of always reacting on autopilot, you could respond thoughtfully in those moments, keep your cool, and get from A to B on time and in one piece?

With this book, you’ll find powerful mindfulness skills for calming your own stress response when difficult emotions arise. You’ll also discover strategies for cultivating respectful communication, effective conflict resolution, and reflective listening. In the process, you’ll learn to examine your own unhelpful patterns and ingrained reactions that reflect the generational habits shaped by your parents, so you can break the cycle and respond to your children in more skillful ways.

When children experience a parent reacting with kindness and patience, they learn to act with kindness as well - thereby altering generational patterns for a kinder, more compassionate future. With this essential guide, you’ll see how changing your own “autopilot reactions” can create a lasting positive impact, not just for your kids, but for generations to come.

An essential, must-listen for all parents - now more than ever.

“To raise the children we hope to raise, we have to learn to become the person we hoped to be…. This wonderful book will help you handle the ride.” (KJ Dell’Antonia, author of How to Be a Happier Parent)

“Hunter Clarke-Fields shares her wisdom and personal experience to help parents create peaceful families.” (Joanna Faber and Julie King, coauthors of How to Talk So Little Kids Will Listen)

©2019 Hunter Clarke-Fields and Carla Naumburg (P)2019 New Harbinger Publications

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I found Raising good Humans to be extremely beneficial when it comes to how I parent my children. It has given me lots to think about and plenty of tools to use to help me be the best Mum I can be. I highly recommend this to any parent who wants to learn how to be calmer, to prevent yelling & provide the best care & unconditional love to your children.

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  • 11-09-2020

Great Book About Parenting and Teaching Kindness!

I loved this book! It gave me some perspective on the importance of connecting with my young children and being mindful about how I react to them. I realized I no longer want to be an authority figure, but show them love and empathy while teaching boundaries. I highly recommend this book.

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  • Grizz
  • 16-04-2021

Good Aggregate of Multiple Frameworks

I found this book to be very helpful. Like other reviews, if you have already read multiple parenting books, you can skip this one. If you haven't read any this book is perfect.

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  • Josue De La O
  • 15-07-2021

More for moms than dad's.

Good for moms I can say that. For dads it may not be suffice.

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  • 26-06-2021

Useful for angry parents

Good if you or your family have a history of anger issues. Otherwise, as someone interested in how to be an even better parent, you're probably a good enough parent already to not benefit much from this book

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