THE FAMILY VIRTUES GUIDE SIMPLE WAYS TO BRING OUT THE BEST IN OUR CHILDREN AND OURSELVES

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The Family Virtues Guide

Author : Linda Kavelin Popov
ISBN : 0452278104
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 36.25 MB
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Provides advice on teaching children respect, honesty, responsibility, compassion, and faith
Category: Family & Relationships

Raising Children With Virtues

Author : Annelies Wiersma
ISBN : 9081223860
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 51.94 MB
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You get a child, and all of a sudden you're a parent. But how do you bring it up? Annelies Wiersma discovered Linda Kavelin-Popov's books with their 52 inspiring virtues such as courage, enthusiasm and responsibility. She is a Virtues ProjectTM Master Facilitator and gives courses based on Linda Kavelin-Popov's educative methods. In this cheerful book with its comic-strip drawings she brings the theory to life with examples from her courses. And tells us in a touching, funny and intimate way about the practice she knows best: raising her own son. Linda Kavelin Popov says in the foreword: What do all parents want for their children? For them to be happy and for them to be good. The two are deeply connected, because a good character leads to a positive destiny. Every parent also needs tools to bring out the best in each child - to awaken their kindness, respect, flexibility, compassion, and even their joy. Annelies Wiersma offers the honest, open perspective of a mother applying the tools and strategies of The Virtues Project and my book, The Family Virtues Guide to make them deeply useful and totally accessible in everyday life. I heartily recommend that all parents read her book and enjoy her insights, her humour, and her practical wisdom.
Category: Family & Relationships

The Virtues Project Educator S Guide

Author : Linda Kavelin Popov
ISBN : 188039684X
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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The Virtues Project: An Educator's Guide (K-12) is an excellent guide to empower children to lift each other up instead of putting each other down. It contains virtues honored by all cultures and traditions as the best within us and is honored by the United Nations as a model program for children of all cultures. This practical guide, containing 52 virtues, was designed to develop respect, compassion, commitment, and cooperation, (and more ) in children grades K-12. The book offers proven methods for counselors, teachers, caregivers, and youth leaders to create a culture of character in a classroom, school, or a club. This educator's guide gives academic leaders and other caregivers of children a way to empower children to make moral choices, deal with grief and loss, and resolve problems using their own inner strength. The book includes restorative justice techniques that are easy for teachers at all grade levels to use.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Teaching Virtues

Author : Donald Trent Jacobs
ISBN : 0810839636
Genre : Education
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This book about teaching virtues is based on a fundamental American Indian view that sees the universe as intimate relationships of living things that are vitally affected by attributes called universal virtues. These virtues cross all boundaries and cannot be "taught" in isolation. They are woven into all subjects that are worth learning. Part 1 provides psychological perspectives that underpin the book's approach. Part 2 shows how various pedagogical strategies can turn subject matter into significant relationships. Since teaching virtues is ultimately about relationships, a natural way to embed awareness of virtues unfolds when there is a consistent commitment to teaching virtues daily. Chapters introduce the lesson plan format and the conceptual model, explore the meanings of vital terminology, and discuss assessment strategies. Part 3 realizes the actual interconnections between virtues and content knowledge, with chapters that address social studies, language arts, science, physical education, mathematics, and the arts. These chapters show how the process works to truly integrate content and character education. Part 4 offers an opportunity for profound reflection on the issues and challenges surrounding effective character education. (Contains 75 references.) (TD)
Category: Education

A Pace Of Grace

Author : Linda Kavelin Popov
ISBN : 0452285437
Genre : Self-Help
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The author of The Family Virtues Guide introduces a four-part program designed to help readers purify their lives, pace themselves, practice presence, and plan a sustainable life, presenting simple ways to rediscover the essential elements and recapture the joy of life. Original.
Category: Self-Help

Peak

Author : Chip Conley
ISBN : 0787988618
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 35.75 MB
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After fifteen years of rising to the pinnacle of the hospitality industry, Chip Conley's company was suddenly undercapitalized and overexposed in the post-dot.com, post-9/11 economy. For relief and inspiration, Conley, the CEO and founder of Joie de Vivre Hospitality, turned to psychologist Abraham Maslow's iconic Hierarchy of Needs. This book explores how Conley's company "the second largest boutique hotelier in the world" overcame the storm that hit the travel industry by applying Maslow's theory to what Conley identifies as the key Relationship Truths in business with Employees, Customers and Investors. Part memoir, part theory, and part application, the book tells of Joie de Vivre's remarkable transformation while providing real world examples from other companies and showing how readers can bring about similar changes in their work and personal lives. Conley explains how to understand the motivations of employees, customers, bosses, and investors, and use that understanding to foster better relationships and build an enduring and profitable corporate culture.
Category: Business & Economics

In This House We Will Giggle

Author : Courtney DeFeo
ISBN : 9781601426079
Genre : Family & Relationships
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What do indoor picnics and funny face contests have to do with loving Jesus? More than you realize! As a mom in the throes of parenting, Courtney DeFeo believes that instilling virtues in children starts with laughter, not lecture. That perspective propelled her to create this idea-packed book, in which she offers motivating reflections, real-life stories, and a sandbox full of inventive ways to help you turn your kids’ hearts toward God. Each chapter focuses on one virtue that is key for developing your child’s character. Along with insights into how this virtue plays out in the nitty-gritty of life, Courtney includes a memory verse, activity ideas, and discussion questions to reinforce that virtue throughout the month. Here you’ll find a full year of ways to draw your children closer to God through delightful antics like Family Olympics, One Fancy Feast, and Light ’Em Up. In This House, We Will Giggle shows you how to capture the hearts of your children through fun—so that they experience the goodness of Christ, the joy of following Him, and the difference they can make in the lives of others. (Water balloons not included!)
Category: Family & Relationships

The Virtues Guide

Author : Linda Kavelin Popov
ISBN : 0646228463
Genre : Child rearing
File Size : 79.80 MB
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Category: Child rearing

Manners Made Easy For The Family

Author : June Hines Moore
ISBN : 9780805463989
Genre : Religion
File Size : 73.67 MB
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Christian etiquette expert June Hines Moore will improve the quality of life in homes everywhere with Manners Made Easy for the Family. This quintessential page-per-day guide to good manners presents 365 rules–just one or two sentences each–followed by a family application or practice point and example or instruction from the Bible. Parents and children can read and discuss each manner at breakfast or dinner for an entire year, learning about everything from table manners and telephone etiquette to proper church behavior and online “netiquette.” There’s even a helpful index for quick reference and for whenever questions about specific situations arise.
Category: Religion

Reclaiming Virtue

Author : John Bradshaw
ISBN : 9780553095920
Genre : Philosophy
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The best-selling author of Creating Love sets out to redefine what it means to live a moral life in today's world by helping readers reclaim and cultivate their inborn moral intelligence by developing one's instincts for goodness in childhood and nurturing them through one's adult life to promote good character and moral responsibility. 75,000 first printing.
Category: Philosophy