Parent Up: Inspire Your Child to Be Their Best Self
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From the single mother of six super achievers, including an Olympic medalist, comes a breakthrough parenting philosophy--a call to action for all parents to realize the power of being the most important, positive force in their children's lives.ives.
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Living optimistically requires practice. Pausing and intentionally searching our brains for the best-case scenario can be frustrating at first, but over time and with repetition, we naturally gravitate toward the most hopeful outcome, and it eventually becomes a pattern. READ FULL DESCRIPTION
The ultimate guide to unlocking your child's potential and nurturing their growth in today's fast-paced world
Kelly Rippon, mother of Olympic medalist Adam Rippon, empowers parents with the essential tools and strategies to raise resilient, confident, and successful children. Drawing on her personal experiences as a parent, Rippon provides actionable insights that will transform your approach to parenting.
With Parent Up, you will discover how to cultivate a supportive environment that fosters your child's development, unleashes their unique talents, and encourages them to reach new heights, including:
- Empowering Communication: Learn effective communication techniques to build strong parent-child bonds, promote healthy dialogue, and encourage open expression of thoughts and feelings.
- Growth Mindset: Discover how to foster a growth mindset in your child, helping them embrace challenges, persevere in the face of obstacles, and develop a lifelong love of learning.
- Resilience and Emotional Intelligence: Equip your child with the emotional tools they need to navigate life's ups and downs, build resilience, and develop empathy and self-awareness.
- Goal Setting and Motivation: Uncover strategies to help your child set meaningful goals, stay motivated, and develop a strong work ethic, preparing them for future success.
- Nurturing Individuality: Learn how to celebrate and cultivate your child's unique strengths and passions, empowering them to pursue their dreams and become their best selves.
- Building Strong Family Connections: Explore techniques to create a harmonious and loving family environment, strengthening bonds and promoting positive relationships between siblings and parents.
Kelly Rippon's expertise, combined with the power of her insights and actionable advice, will guide you on your journey to becoming the best parent you can be.
Foreword by Olympic medalist Adam Rippon.
Praise for Parent Up:
"Parent Up is exactly the book parents need in our rapidly changing world. It reminds today's teachers, parents, and caregivers that leadership requires empathy, and the better we understand others, the better we understand ourselves." --Michele Borba, EdD, author of Unselfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World
"Parent Up gives parents the confidence to raise our children in a way that works for our families, and inspires resilience and self-sufficiency in our kids." --Lindsay Powers, author of You Can't F*ck Up Your Kids: A Judgment-Free Guide to Stress-Free Parenting
"Kelly shares relatable personal experiences in Parent Up that show us sometimes the difficult path leads to the best parenting. Not always protecting our kids, but allowing them to own the consequences of their actions, helps them learn to be confident, empathetic, accountable, and ultimately empowered to live their best lives. It's no wonder her oldest son, Adam, achieved his Olympic dream and is a beloved sports figure." --Kristi Yamaguchi, Olympic champion and New York Times bestselling author
"This book is a total joy! Kelly Rippon is a remarkable mother of six remarkable children whose achievements are only surpassed by their integrity and goodness of heart. Her book offers a wealth of advice for raising successful and compassionate children. Warm, witty, and wise, Kelly Rippon is a gift to all parents!" --Priscilla Gilman, author of The Anti- Romantic Child: A Story of Unexpected Joy