Readers comments: A Fabulous, Important Book, Jesper Juul provides parents with such an amazing, simple, and absolutely vital approach to raising children. Readers’ comments: A Fabulous, Important Book. Jesper Juul provides parents with such an amazing and absolutely vital approach to raising. »Your competent child«. Jesper Juul. CHAPTER ONE: FAMILY VALUES. We are at a unique historical crossroads. Across many different societies, the basic.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. To do so, we need to become fluent in what Juul calls “personal language” — a language less concerned with “shoulds” than with our own emotional honesty. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

Jun 22, Elly Schrody rated it it competeny amazing Shelves: Home familylab international Press Search. I’m a bit sceptical of psychology in general and as such this book did nothing to change that. The destructive values — obedience, physical and emotional violence, and conformity — that governed traditional hierarchical families are being transformed.

Using examples from families in many different countries, he has written a competeent that challenges parents to see their years with their children as an exciting time of groth and development for the whole family. The most valuable information I took from this book was that “these concepts – integrity, self-esteem, and responsibility jespsr are inseperable” and “respecting children’s self-esteem and personal responsibility”.

I read the review on your blog and found the website and others via links from there very interesting. A must for every child and parent.

Your Competent Child: Toward New Basic Values for the Family by Jesper Juul

Juul is a renowned international authority on the family. I think this is the only right approach because how can competennt be a simple solution for something as complicated as family dynamics? Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.


What does it mean to be a parent? I’m happy I’ve read it because it did contain great pieces of advice. Get to Know Us. I would also like to recommend parents to avoid recommendations.

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I am a mother of two boys 2 and 4 and though they are easygoing, well adjusted children with which I had no major problems I still felt that I do not understand some things and that I am doing something wrong. Maybe it was just the translation in Bulgarian that sucked. compeent

It’s sending me in a tailspin about my own crazy childhood and really touches on the significant anxiety I had ever since about passing on these faulty negative ways of parenting. Instead we can juuul to jeeper a new set of values based on the assumption that families must be built not on authoritarian force or democratic tyranny but on dignity and reciprocity between parent and child. The detailled descriptions and interpretation of small moments in life show that Juul is really an expert in his field.

I treat my children with more respect now and I find easier solutions for our conflicts. When we feel yiur or dissatisfied with a situation in the family, it is almost always because we were unable to convert our loving feelings into loving behavior.

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The amount of wisdom, introspective reflection the reader has to do, and examples provided compell me to give this a 5 star and to write the review title given. Parents must begin to listen to and learn from the honest feedback they receive from their children. Read more Read less. In this important book, Jesper Juul argues that today’s families are at an exciting crossroads.

Your Competent Child : Toward New Basic Values for the Family

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Also it is better to ensure that both parties are taken seriously than to cut off discussion by proposing a ‘fair’ solution”. It offers an insight into child’s jespwr, wants and consequentially some patterns of juu.


It gives us the choice to embrace the great new values and helps the growth of not just the child but the whole family.

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Communicating well and learning to understand and respect other people can only help you become a better person. Customers who bought this item also bought. Our customer reviews A true jewel for every parent. Moving from Rewards and Punishments to Love and Reason. It was an interesting journey to read all his thoughts and gave me personally a lot of new ideas how to raise my children. Read if youur must, but vary the sources of your advice, draw your own and as few conclusions as possible and apply what feels natural in your new parental role toward your typical though very unique child.

As well as first time I ever reward a single star. Jan 09, Adriana rated it really liked it.

This book explains how we screw up with good intentions. So on one hand I’m totally insecure in light of having all my feelings confirmed about what is wrong with the parenting that chil “naturally” to me as a result of my childhood and on the other hand I’m enormously thankful for having the opportunity to choose something different for me and my family.

Apr 03, Balint Erdi rated juhl really liked it Shelves: I love all of his books.

Toward New Basic Values for the Family.