Good Kids, Tough Choices
How Parents Can Help Their Children Do the Right Thing
Parents are beginning to realize that deficiencies in ethics andcharacter are becoming a big problem among our nation's children.According to the latest data, lying, cheating, and rampantinsensitivity to other people are increasingly common. What canparents do? In this book, ethics expert Rushworth Kidder shows howto customize interventions to a child's age and temperament. Heencourages parents not to give up, since what they do can alwaysmake a difference, regardless of how long or deep the bad habits ofdishonesty may be.
- Encourages parents to intervene early and re-establish childrenon the right course
- Explores the keys to ethical behavior: honesty, responsibility,respect, fairness, and compassion
All of Kidder's practical advice is based on the latestpsychological and neuroscientific research about how kids developcharacter and learn what's right and wrong.
272 pages; ISBN 9780470875537
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Title: Good Kids, Tough Choices
Author: Rushworth M. Kidder