Audio Book (CD)
5.8 × 5 × 0.5 in
May 1, 2013
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1604079738
ISBN - 13: 9781604079739
About the Book
Perfect parenting does not exist; however, parents still struggle with the social expectations that teach them that being imperfect is synonymous with being inadequate. Based on 12 years of pioneering research, Brown offers a new perspective of the subject of perfect parenting.
From the Publisher
We all know that perfect parenting does not exist; however, we still struggle with the social expectations that teach us that being imperfect is synonymous with being inadequate. These messages are powerful and we end up spending too much precious time and energy managing perception and creating carefully edited versions of families to show to the world.
Based on 12 years of pioneering research, Dr. Brené Brown off ers a new perspective of the subject of perfect parenting. She states, "It's actually our ability to embrace imperfection that will help us teach our children to have the courage to be authentic, the compassion to love themselves and others, and the sense of connection that gives true purpose and meaning to life."
Dr. Brown proposes that the greatest challenge of wholehearted parenting is being the adult that we want our children to grow up to be. The Gifts of Imperfect Parenting is a practical and hopeful program for raising children who know that they are worthy of love, belonging, and joy.
Drawing on her research on vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame, Dr. Brown invites listeners on a journey to transform the lives of parents and children alike as we explore how to cultivate wholeheartedness in our families.