DEVELOPMENTAL SCIENCE translated into PRACTICAL LOVE.
Dr. Deborah MacNamara is a counsellor and scientist; storyteller and teacher; guide and Mother.
Deborah makes sense of kids for adults who care for them believing this to be the path for transforming families and communities, society, our world as a whole.
AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 19, 2023
“I can’t think of a better portal into the arena of parenting than through the topic of food, or a better way to master the basic dance steps of parenting than through the act of feeding.”
Gordon Neufeld, PhD
Psychologist and author of Hold Onto Your Kids
tHE FOUR IRREDUCIBLE NEEDS oF EVERY CHILD AND TEEN
We need to be at rest to grow
We need to play to grow
We need to be attached to grow
We need to feel to grow
Rest Play Grow
“Basing her approach in attachment theory and the groundbreaking work of Dr. Gordon Neufeld, Deborah MacNamara has written an essential primer on how to be a parent by making sense of the inner world of children. This book is developmental science translated into practical love.”
M.D., CO-AUTHOR, HOLD ON TO YOUR KIDS: WHY PARENTS NEED TO MATTER MORE THAN PEERS
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