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Hunt, gather, parent : what ancient cultures can teach us about the lost art of raising happy, helpful little humans / Michaeleen Doucleff, PhD ; illustrations by Ella Trujillo.

Doucleff, Michaeleen, (author.). Trujillo, Ella, (illustrator.).

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  • 1 of 7 copies available at Sage Library System.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District. (Show)

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2 current holds with 7 total copies.

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The oldest cultures in the world have mastered the art of raising happy, well-adjusted children. What can we learn from them? When Dr. Michaeleen Doucleff becomes a mother, she examines the studies behind modern parenting guidance and finds the evidence frustratingly limited and the conclusions often ineffective. Curious to learn about more effective parenting approaches, she visits a Maya village in the Yucatán Peninsula. There she encounters moms and dads who parent in a totally different way than we do--and raise extraordinarily kind, generous, and helpful children without yelling, nagging, or issuing timeouts. What else, Doucleff wonders, are Western parents missing out on? In Hunt, Gather, Parent, Doucleff sets out with her three-year-old daughter in tow to learn and practice parenting strategies from families in three of the world's most venerable communities: Maya families in Mexico, Inuit families above the Arctic Circle, and Hadzabe families in Tanzania. She sees that these cultures don't have the same problems with children that Western parents do. Most strikingly, parents build a relationship with young children that is vastly different from the one many Western parents develop--it's built on cooperation instead of control, trust instead of fear, and personalized needs instead of standardized development milestones. Maya parents are masters at raising cooperative children. Without resorting to bribes, threats, or chore charts, Maya parents rear loyal helpers by including kids in household tasks from the time they can walk. Inuit parents have developed a remarkably effective approach for teaching children emotional intelligence. When kids cry, hit, or act out, Inuit parents respond with a calm, gentle demeanor that teaches children how to settle themselves down and think before acting. Hadzabe parents are world experts on raising confident, self-driven kids with a simple tool that protects children from stress and anxiety, so common now among American kids. Not only does Doucleff live with families and observe their techniques firsthand, she also applies them with her own daughter, with striking results. She learns to discipline without yelling. She talks to psychologists, neuroscientists, anthropologists, and sociologists and explains how these strategies can impact children's mental health and development. Filled with practical takeaways that parents can implement immediately, Hunt, Gather, Parent helps us rethink the ways we relate to our children, and reveals a universal parenting paradigm adapted for American families. --from book jacket.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library PARENTING 306.874 DOU 2021 (Text) 33892100726349 Adult Parenting Materials Book None 03/09/2021 In transit -
Baker County Library 649.1089 .D728h 2021 (Text) 37814003347573 NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 04/30/2021 Checked out 08/26/2021
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande 306.874 D728 (Text) 35178001823387 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 04/26/2021 Checked out 10/30/2021
Sherman County Public/School Library 306.874 DOU (Text) 37039000188339 NON-FICTION Book Branch_Only_3months 04/09/2021 On holds shelf -
The Dalles Wasco County Library 306.874 DOU (Text) 33892006594973 NEW BOOKS New/High Demand None 03/11/2021 Checked out 10/21/2021
Union Carnegie Public Library 306.87 DOUCLEFF (Text) 37883000367496 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_6months 06/04/2021 Available -
Wallowa Public Library 306.874 DOU (Text) 30004000250767 Non-Fiction Book None 04/09/2021 In transit -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982149673
  • ISBN: 1982149671
  • Physical Description: viii, 341 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Avid Reader Press, 2021.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-328) and index.
Summary, etc.:
The oldest cultures in the world have mastered the art of raising happy, well-adjusted children. What can we learn from them? When Dr. Michaeleen Doucleff becomes a mother, she examines the studies behind modern parenting guidance and finds the evidence frustratingly limited and the conclusions often ineffective. Curious to learn about more effective parenting approaches, she visits a Maya village in the Yucatán Peninsula. There she encounters moms and dads who parent in a totally different way than we do--and raise extraordinarily kind, generous, and helpful children without yelling, nagging, or issuing timeouts. What else, Doucleff wonders, are Western parents missing out on? In Hunt, Gather, Parent, Doucleff sets out with her three-year-old daughter in tow to learn and practice parenting strategies from families in three of the world's most venerable communities: Maya families in Mexico, Inuit families above the Arctic Circle, and Hadzabe families in Tanzania. She sees that these cultures don't have the same problems with children that Western parents do. Most strikingly, parents build a relationship with young children that is vastly different from the one many Western parents develop--it's built on cooperation instead of control, trust instead of fear, and personalized needs instead of standardized development milestones. Maya parents are masters at raising cooperative children. Without resorting to bribes, threats, or chore charts, Maya parents rear loyal helpers by including kids in household tasks from the time they can walk. Inuit parents have developed a remarkably effective approach for teaching children emotional intelligence. When kids cry, hit, or act out, Inuit parents respond with a calm, gentle demeanor that teaches children how to settle themselves down and think before acting. Hadzabe parents are world experts on raising confident, self-driven kids with a simple tool that protects children from stress and anxiety, so common now among American kids. Not only does Doucleff live with families and observe their techniques firsthand, she also applies them with her own daughter, with striking results. She learns to discipline without yelling. She talks to psychologists, neuroscientists, anthropologists, and sociologists and explains how these strategies can impact children's mental health and development. Filled with practical takeaways that parents can implement immediately, Hunt, Gather, Parent helps us rethink the ways we relate to our children, and reveals a universal parenting paradigm adapted for American families. --from book jacket.
Subject: Parenting.
Parenting > Cross-cultural studies.
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