Discussion facilitated by Lisa DiSciullo, Parent Coach and Educator, owner of Parenting Matters NJ.
About the books:
In The 5 Love Languages of Children, the author examines the different languages your children speak. Sometimes they wager for your attention, and other times they ignore you completely. Sometimes they are filled with gratitude and affection, and other times they seem totally indifferent. Attitude. Behavior. Development. Everything depends on the love relationship between you and your child. When children feel loved, they do their best. But how can you make sure your child feels loved? Since 1992, Dr. Gary Chapman’s best-selling book The Five Love Languages has helped more than 300,000 couples develop stronger, more fulfilling relationships by teaching them to speak each others love language. Each child, too, expresses and receives love through one of five different communication styles. And your love language may be totally different from that of your child. While you are doing all you can to show your child love, he may be hearing it as something completely opposite.Discover your child’s primary language and learn what you can do to effectively convey unconditional feelings of respect, affection, and commitment that will resonate in your child’s emotions and behavior.
In The 5 Love Languages of Teenagers, Dr. Gary Chapman explores the world in which teenagers live; explains the developmental changes; and give tools to help you identify and appropriately communicate in your teens love language. Socially, mentally, and spiritually teenagers face a variety of pressures and stresses each day. Despite these peer pressures; it is still parents who can influence teens the most. Are you equipped to love your teenager effectively? Get practical tips on loving your teen effectively and explore key issues in your teen’s life including anger and independence. Finally learn how to set boundaries that are enforced with discipline and consequences, and discover useful ways for the difficult task of loving when your teen fails. Get ready to discover how the principles of the five love languages can really work in the lives of your teens and family.
About the Parents That Matter Book Club:
Are you interested in learning about and deepening your understanding of positive ways to parent?
Join us to learn the new thinking about how to interact with your children in our fast-paced, technology-based world. We’ll be selecting, reading, and discussing a book each 6-8 weeks with discussion led by Parent Coach, Lisa DiSciullo, of Parenting Matters NJ. The goal is to create a community of supportive parents that are striving and engaged in being the best parents they can be. Is that you?
There will be discussion in person and in a Facebook group. Email or FB message me if you are interested in being added to the group.