Description - Parenting for Character by Andrew Mullins
Parenting for Character is a practical manual to help parents develop in their children sound judgement, responsibility, self-control, integrity, perseverance, courage and resilience. In this book, Andrew Mullins, Headmaster of Redfield College, Sydney, argues that parents need to help build character: it does not just evolve. He explores how to encourage young people to think independently and make choices that are good for themselves and others. the advice for parents in this book is clear and simple: lead by example, ensure that good habits are encouraged repeatedly, nurture the spiritual dimension in your life, and show love and affection to your children.
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Author Biography - Andrew Mullins
Andrew Mullin's career in teaching has included over 25 years' teaching the humanities in Australian secondary schools, leading to his interest in presenting the wisdom of classical thinkers and philosophers. In his position as headmaster of Redfield College, Sydney, he has involved parents in the process of developing desirable values in young people. This book had its origins in a series of successful talks presented to parents.