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Overview A groundbreaking and practical approach to helping children gain a sense of meaning and purpose in an uncertain world, this guide offers parents of all faiths, even those who don't consider themselves religious, everyday ways to make family life more meaningful. Includes lists of suggested books, music, and videos that will help explore family spirituality. "A much-needed positive resource for nurturing our children's souls".--John Bradshaw, author of Homecoming.
Publishers Description As a parent, you can easily teach your children the basic skills they will need in life, from reading to swimming to computer literacy. But how do you nurture a sense of spirituality? Something More offers parents of all faiths, even those who don't consider themselves religious, everyday ways to make family life more meainginful. Jean Grasso Fitzpatrick reminds us that spiritual nurturing is not something we "do" to our child but is a journey that parent and child take together.
This powerful book integrates spiritual insights, current child-development theory, and, in their own words, the experiences of parents. It features advice on how to answer your child's often difficult questions on everything from death to religious holidays to homelessness and includes lists of suggested books, music, and videos that will help you explore your own and your child's spirituality.
Written in language that will touch the hearts of today's mothers and fathers, Something More is a very different kind of parenting book, one that parents will keep and treasure.
Citations And Professional Reviews Something More: Nurturing Your Child's Spiritual Growth by Jean Grasso Fitzpatrick has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Publishers Weekly - 09/21/1992
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Studio: Penguin Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.18" Width: 5.22" Height: 0.68" Weight: 0.64 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 1992
Publisher Penguin Books
ISBN 0140169512 ISBN13 9780140169515 UPC 051488015000
Availability 0 units.
More About Jean Grasso Fitzpatrick
Jean Grasso Fitzpatrick, a psychoanalyst and author of five books that include Something More and Small Wonder (Penguin), has written for such publications as McCall's, Family Circle, Working Mother, and Parents. Married with two children, she lives in Ossining, New York, and leads regional workshops on family storytelling, children's spirituality, and nurturing values.
Jean Grasso Fitzpatrick currently resides in Ossining, in the state of New York.
Reviews - What do customers think about Something More: Nurturing Your Child's Spiritual Growth?
Enlightening Mar 31, 2000
This book offers a basic look at every day life in a spiritual way. I found it to be a great help as parent who doesn't want to bombard my young child with religious language and long scripture verses.