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Author Turnbull, Daisy, author.

Title 50 risks to take with your kids : a guide to building resilience and independence in the first 10 years / Daisy Turnbull ; [illustrations by Sinéad Murphy] ; [foreword by Judith Locke].

Publication Info. Richmond, Vic. : Hardie Grant Books, 2021.
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  649.1 TUR    DUE 12-10-23
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Description 207 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents Foreword -- Introduction -- The first year (for parents) -- On the move (1-4) -- School days (5-10) -- The final risk -- Resources -- Acknowledgements.
Summary 50 Risks to Take With Your Kids is a guide for parents and carers to nurture resilience and independence in kids as they learn to take their own risks. For anyone who wants to combat helicopter parenting and a bubble-wrapped generation, Daisy Turnbull offers an easy-to-use framework with simple, practical challenges for children aged up to 10 years old. In 50 Risks to Take With Your Kids, you'll find risks that build physical skills, social confidence and character development before kids enter those 'risky' teenage years. You'll also find some all-important parenting risks that will encourage you to step outside your comfort zone and think a little differently about raising children. It may sound counterintuitive to say that the more opportunities you give children to test boundaries, the better they will 'adult', but it's true. The more they are allowed to play in the mud, create games and find their own solutions to problems, the more they will thrive later in life. Peppered with Daisy's own experiences in teaching, wellbeing and parenting, this warm and funny book is not about developmental KPIs, and it's certainly not about judgement. It's about teaching kids to recognise and assess risks themselves, and readying them to take on life and all that it brings. And it's about having fun and connecting as a family along the way.
Subject Child rearing.
Risk-taking (Psychology)
Added Author Murphy, Sinéad, illustrator.
Locke, Judith, author of introduction, etc.
Added Title Fifty risks to take with your kids
Guide to building resilience and independence in the first 10 years
ISBN 9781743796344 (hbk.)
174379634X (hbk.)
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