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More than happy : the wisdom of Amish parenting / Serena B. Miller with Paul Stutzman.

Miller, Serena, 1950- (author.). Stutzman, Paul, (author.).

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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Akron Carnegie PL - Akron 649.1 MIL (Text) 75253000053149 Adult NEW Non-fiction Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 649.1097 MIL (Text) 78551000526010 Non-Fiction Available -
Morgan Co PL - Waverly Branch 649.1097 MIL (Text) 78551000526011 Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 649.1097 Miller (Text) 31208912452606 non-fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501143601
  • Physical Description: 326 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Howard Books trade paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Howard Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2016.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: Family -- Marriage in a horse-and-buggy society -- Divorce -- The role of the extended family -- Eating together -- The importance of gender roles -- "Working moms" -- Community -- Intentional connectedness -- The concept of uffgevva -- Heritage -- The blessing of a second language -- Taking care of one another -- Less focus on formal education, more on lifelong learning -- Discipline -- More than happy -- Teaching respect -- Punishments and consequences -- Shunning -- Amish work ethic -- The importance of chores -- Allowances -- The job market -- The importance of fun -- Technology -- quality time versus quantity time -- Deciding -- Fewer wants -- Making choices -- Faith -- The discipline of patience -- Fostering forgiveness -- Teaching generosity -- Choosing your faith -- What we can learn -- So, what's an Englisch parent to do?
Summary, etc.: Examines the way that Amish parents raise their children, arguing for the group's basic parenting principles in order to produce happy, well-adjusted children.
Subject: Child rearing > United States > Case studies.
Parenting > United States > Case studies.
Amish children > United States > Case studies.

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