My rating was a 5 out of 5 stars
This book is a definitive guide for parents who want to help their children grow to be resilient, optimistic and adaptive. For children whose parents are struggling, the book can be beacon of hope, a road map to helping their children become adaptive and reach their full potential. Dr. Shannon is a voice of hope who acknowledges that while mental health problems exist the labels given no longer have to be thought of as static, restrictive or permanent constructs. Shannon integrates knowledge of how the brain can change with recommendations for nurturing strengths to promote health and wholeness. Dr. Shannon applies scientific research from Neuro-development, Psychology and Nutritional Science with an understanding of Positive Psychology, research in learning, family dynamics, and social development to provide parents with a clear, integrated, and holistic understanding of how to promote a child’s healthy mental, social and emotional well-being. While Shannon’s book emphasizes a holistic approach, it remains practical and real-life; it does not suggest that one must live their lives in a biome to provide a nurturing, positive, healthy environment for a child to thrive. Every one of us can parent for Wholeness.
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