True Nature and Great Misunderstandings: On How We Care For Our Children

Breeding, John

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Synopsis: John Breeding, author of The Wildest Colts Make The Best Horses, does it again! In this bold new work, Breeding inspires us to remember the wondrous true nature of our children. He points out where we have gone wrong, and he shows us a better way. Breeding says that we care for children according to our understanding. If we understand children to be inherently violent, we can expect to be struggling to tame violent urges from here on. If we forget that children are born with an insatiable curiosity and absorbent minds, and instead think we need to use reward and punishment to make them learn, then we get a system that creates dumb, unmotivated students. If we believe that failures in adjustment are due to biologically based "mental illnesses" like "attention deficit disorder," then we end up with millions of our precious children on toxic drugs. This book will help to clean these distorted mirrors of perception. The inherent nature of our children includes vast intelligence, unbridled zest and open-hearted loving. When we understand just how awesome and wonderful our precious children are, we can relax, and trust, and see them through the eyes of delight.

About the Author: John Breeding, Ph.D., is a psychologist with a private counseling practice in Austin, Texas. He is director of Wildest Colts Resources, a non-profit organization whose purpose is to assist adults in becoming more effective in their work with young people, offering non-drug alternatives to helping young people who are having a hard time. He is also director of Texans For Safe Education, a citizens group dedicated to challenging the ever-increasing role of psychiatry, especially psychiatric drugs, in the schools. A passionate advocate for children and families, John has two teenage children of his own, Eric, age 16, and Vanessa, age 12.

Dr. Breeding is the author of two previous books, The Wildest Colts Make the Best Horses, and The Necessity of Madness and Unproductivity: Psychiatric Oppression or Human Transformation.

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Publisher: Virtualbookworm.com Publishing
Publication Date: 2002
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