Family life

The most important values for living together and raising children

by Jesper Juul



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 7/27/2012

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 240
ISBN : 9781468579277
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 240
ISBN : 9781468579284
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 240
ISBN : 9781468579291

About the Book

This book captures the essence of modern family life. Much has changed since our own childhoods; “the good old days”. Today’s parents are challenged by the need to invent their own parenting style. This can only happen from within, based on our personal values and boundaries. Jesper Juul puts it very clearly: “The love we feel for our children and our partners does not in itself have any value. It has no value at all until it is converted into loving behavior.” Each chapter focuses on the values that form a solid platform on which to build a family: Equal dignity, Integrity, Authenticity and Responsibility. This makes family life more meaningful and parents avoid living frantically from conflict to conflict, desperately searching for quick solutions and trying to adapt to the most popular parenting technique of the day. A book full of everyday examples and practical ideas.

About the Author

Jesper Juul (1948) is a family therapist, husband, father and grandfather. He is a renowned author, sought-after international speaker and the founder of FamilyLab International. Jesper Juul has written numerous books, many of which have been translated into several languages, become best sellers and must-have books for parents and educators alike. Die ZEIT: Jesper Juul is one of the twelve leading enlighteners, thinkers and visionaries. Der SPIEGEL: Jesper Juul is an “icon of modern pedagogics.”