More Than Happy: The Wisdom of Amish Parenting
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More Than Happy: The Wisdom of Amish Parenting

Miller, Serena B. Hardcover

In the tradition of "Bringing Up Bebe" and "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother," an in-depth look at the practices and principles of Amish parents and how they raise children who are self-sufficient, hard-working, and remarkably happy. The more time...+

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In the tradition of "Bringing Up Bebe" and "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother," an in-depth look at the practices and principles of Amish parents and how they raise children who are self-sufficient, hard-working, and remarkably happy.
The more time Serena Miller spent in Holmes County, Ohio, doing research for her popular Amish novels, the more she began to notice something--Amish children were the happiest children she'd ever seen. Despite not having modern toys and conveniences, they are joyful, serene, calm, and respectful--not to mention whipping up full meals and driving buggies before most of us will allow our children to walk to school alone. And yet, when she started asking questions about what these parents were doing differently, she was startled to learn that happiness is not a goal Amish strive for at all.
In "More Than Happy" Miller uncovers many surprising insights, including the significance of real responsibilities, the wisdom of unplugging from technology, the value of unstructured time to play, the importance of firm rules, and the importance of each teenager's freedom to decide what is best for their future.
Full of practical takeaways, "More Than Happy "shows you how to apply the basic principles and parenting techniques the Amish use, so you can raise happy, well-adjusted kids.


Publisher    SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format    Hardcover
Language    English
Publication Date    02/03/2015
Abridged    No
Large Print    No
Pages    336
Width    6.4
Height    1.2
Length    9.1
Units    1
EAN    9781476753409
Author    Miller, Serena B.
With    Stutzman, Paul

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