Chapter 9

A Warm Family Climate

1. Lisa S., quoted in Hilary Flower, Adventures in Gentle Discipline: A Parent-to-Parent Guide (Schaumburg, IL: La Leche League International, 2005).

2. Adapted from Rebecca Thompson, Consciously Parenting: What it Really Takes to Raise Emotionally Healthy Families (Crystal Beach, FL: Consciously Parenting Project, 2012), e-book.

3. Lisa S., in Flower, Adventures in Gentle Discipline: A Parent-to-Parent Guide.

4. “Power of Playtime: Single Mothers Can Reduce Stress by Playing, Engaging With Children,” Science Daily, June 19, 2012, http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/06/120619103622.htm.

5. Daniel Siegel and Mary Hartzell, Parenting from the Inside Out (New York: Tarcher/Penguin, 2004).

6. The Axelsons Institute in Stockholm, “Peaceful Touch,” http://www.axelsons.com/peaceful-touch.php.

7. John Naisbitt, Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives (New York: Grand Central Publishing, 1988).

8. David Elkind, The Power of Play (Cambridge: Da Capo Press, 2007).

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