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Let them be kids : adventure, boredom, innocence, and other gifts children need / Jessica Smartt.

Smartt, Jessica, (author.).
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Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 649.1 Smartt (Text) 31208913190882 new non-fiction Checked out 11/28/2020

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  • ISBN: 9780785221272
  • ISBN: 0785221271
  • Physical Description: viii, 239 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: [Nashville, Tennessee] : W Publishing Group, an imprint of Thomas Nelson, [2020]

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Formatted Contents Note:
Why childhood matters -- The gift of adventure: bringing back skinned knees, secret forts, and yard games -- The gift of boredom: why kids need mental white space -- The gift of being uncool: how and why to let your kids be awkward -- The gift of imagination: creative play, saving reading, and a family technology contract -- The gift of balance: sports and extracurriculars are awesome (except when they're not) -- The gift of grit: instilling work ethic, handling failure, and other lessons from our neighborhood pet-sitting business -- The gift of manners and kindness: how I taught my kids to look adults in the eye (and other long-lost courtesies) -- The gift of family: why kids need a tribe and they need it to be you -- The gift of innocence: the blessing of not being a grown-up -- The gift of faith: grace for kids (and parents) who mess up.
Summary, etc.:
"Practical ideas and encouragement for moms who want to raise kids that honor their family values, make good decisions, pursue life creatively, and live with a deeply rooted faith"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Child rearing.
Parent and child.

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