Newburyport Public Library

No more jellyfish, chickens, or wimps, raising secure, assertive kids in a tough world, Paul Coughlin - (hardcover : alk. paper)

"Paul Coughlin gives parents good news--that they can nurture assertive--not aggressive or passive--children able to live abundantly and love God and their neighbor as they love themselves. He shows parents how to instill virtues of toughness, wisdom, and courage in their children rather than fake 'niceness.'"--Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Timid living : the essence of the problem -- What happened to courage and integrity? -- Overprotective parents, underdeveloped kids -- Links between over-parenting and social disaster -- The line between protection and overprotection -- Spotting and repelling adult predators -- The dangers of a nice Christian upbringing -- Truth about bullies and victims -- Our choice : be part of the agony, or part of the answer -- The protectors : letting faith get in the way -- Where, parents, shall courage be found? -- Traits of the courageous
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
237 pages, 22 cm.

Library Locations

  • Newburyport Public Library

    94 State Street, Newburyport, MA, 01950, US