Sustainable Parenting: Unlocking Our Human Potential – Healing Our Plundered Planet
by Donovan C Wilkin, Ph.D., and Cynthia D. Martin Ph.D. (First Teacher Founder and Board President)
Sustainable Parenting looks at the role parents play in raising their children to becoming valued members of society.
The book is available through Amazon and includes the following forward: What if civilization disappeared virtually overnight, including 90% of the world’s population? What if the survivors had to start over on a desperately depleted planet? A growing number of prominent experts is warning of the potential collapse of human civilization before the middle of this century. What sort of human culture might re-emerge? Wilkin and Martin believe a more sustainable culture with a higher and more equitable quality of life is not only possible, but with a better understanding of evolution, probable. The key is in teaching children to be more caring, sharing, and tolerant of differences, as well as instilling deep reverence and respect for the natural world. This highly readable collection of parenting tips based in an ecological perspective on the latest childhood development research is intended to educate today’s parents, the first and most important teachers of tomorrow’s pioneers, in the skills they will need to establish a more livable and lasting human culture.
Filled with tips the book also examines how we we are failing at sustaining the earth’s resources. Sustainable Parenting: Unlocking Our Human Potential – Healing Our Plundered Planet provides help for parents on how to be observant, manage conflicts, have empathy, be consistent with discipline and communicate effectively.