In our Book review of “Unconditional Parenting” by Alfie Kohn, we explore the many reasons why the book has become an all time favorite.
The book begins with a brief history of how parenting styles have evolved over the years, and how some of the most popular approaches have led to a sense of entitlement in people. Kohn explains that unconditional love doesn’t mean that you don’t make demands or set limits, but rather that your relationship with your children is based on trust and respect rather than rewards and punishments.
In this book Kohn offers a different approach to parenting, one that focuses on the needs of your child instead of your own. He explains that when parents focus on their children’s needs instead of their own feelings or desires, they can build stronger relationships with their children.
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In this book, Kohn argues that unconditional parenting is the best way to treat children. Unconditional parenting means treating children as individuals instead of treating them as miniature versions of themselves. It also means building habits by rewarding instead of punishing bad behavior. This helps children learn how to be responsible adults while still enjoying themselves and being happy.
Another reason why I like this book is that it teaches parents how to be more effective in disciplining their children. It’s easy to get frustrated with kids when they don’t behave the way we want them too, but Kohn explains how important it is for parents to stay calm and not punish their child for bad behavior. It’s a simple concept, but it can be difficult to implement. Learning how to discipline children without resorting to punishment will help you build a better relationship with them while teaching them how to be responsible adults.
The book has been adopted in schools across the United States because it is such a great guide for helping young people become better adults. It’s also a nice read if you just want some insight into what works best when it comes to parenting!