“Go to church, never get in trouble, & father always knows best?”: An ’emotionally healthy’ book review & giveaway

A book review of How
to Raise Emotionally Healthy Children
from Far from
Camelot

Part of the reason I
accepted this book to review was because I felt like I did not
receive an emotionally healthy upbringing.

My childhood was nourished in a bubble of fantasy – to
this day my parents refuse to accept the reality of today’s
society. They grew up in the idyllic 1950′s and they raised me in
that same atmosphere as well. They had three rules: go to church,
never get in trouble, and father always knows best.

20130807-081755.jpg This is all fine and dandy until the child becomes
a teenager with a will of her own. What do you do when you want to
break out of your sheltered existence to experience the real world
but your parents tell you their experiences ended negatively so you
must stay inside where it is safe? I was never trusted, always
guilty until proven innocent. Eventually I got tired of fighting
for my innocence and the opportunity to enjoy the fun of a
teenager’s life. I didn’t get into drugs or get knocked up at 16,
but I did do a lot of other stupid stuff. Stuff that is really
child’s play in the world of today’s teenagers. At one point my
parents took me to see a therapist, who sided with them in every
instance, in hopes that I would “see the errors” of my ways. Oh
yeah, that sure happened! Continue
reading for full review and book giveaway!
Our
book How
to Raise Emotionally Healthy Children
is
available from Amazon paperback
and in both English and
Spanish.
***As always, you can visit us at The Children’s
Project
website, LIKE us on Facebook,
or follow
us
on on Twitter!***

Advertisements

Memorial Day Weekend: Download our e-book for FREE in English or Spanish

How to Raise Emotionally Healthy Children Click image to go to Amazon and Download!

Limited Time Offer

Saturday, May 25th until Monday, May 27th TUESDAY, May 28th ONLY! *Extended by 1 day!*

How to Raise Emotionally Healthy Children is a best-selling parenting book by Gerald Newmark, PhD, shows parents and teachers how to nourish emotional health at home and at school.

DOWNLOAD ENGLISH EDITION

PARA EDICION ESPANOL

You do not need a kindle device to read the book. A Kindle Reader can be downloaded to any PC, Mac, or smart phone for FREE.

To read more about how to view the book on your device, go to Amazon’s website.

“I predict that this book will be the
highly accepted Dr. Spock manual for properly
raising emotionally healthy children in the 21st Century.”
— Lewis Yablonsky, Ph.D