A Four-Temperaments Guide to Understanding Your Child and Yourself
Knowing others is wisdom.
Knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Mastering others is force;
Mastering yourself is Power.
Are you finding it difficult to understand your child? Do you feel frustrated because you often end up in an argument but not sure about how you got there? Authentic Parenting can help.
By gaining insight into how your temperament and your child’s temperament could be in conflict with each other, you can lean how to work with both yourself and your child to head off misunderstandings, explosive emotions, and sulking. With descriptions of how to identify your child’s temperament, tips for tailoring disciplinary techniques so your child really hears you, as well as suggestions for helping your boy or girl feel safe and secure.
Authentic Parenting is a valuable resource for bringing our the best in both our children and ourselves. The authors have provided an invaluable resource for all parents and educators.
“A must-read book for parents, grandparents, and teachers...practical tools you can use immediately to become a more effective parent or teacher.”—Aurora Winter, author of From Heartbreak to Happiness
C O N T E N T S:
Temperament Identification Test
Sanguine: The Rainbow Butterfly
The Sanguine Adult
Choleric: The Warrior/Hero
The Choleric Adult
Melancholic: The Wounded Healier
The Melancholic Adult
Phlegmatic: The Honey Bear
The Phlegmatic Adult