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Hunt, gather, parent : what ancient cultures can teach us about the lost art of raising happy, helpful little humans  Cover Image Book Book

Hunt, gather, parent : what ancient cultures can teach us about the lost art of raising happy, helpful little humans / Michaeleen Doucleff, PhD ; illustrations by Ella Trujillo.


An NPR Science Desk correspondent challenges the misleading child-rearing practices commonly recommended to parents, outlining alternatives grounded in international ancestral traditions that are being used effectively throughout the modern world.

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  • ISBN: 9781982149673
  • ISBN: 1982149671
  • Physical Description: viii, 341 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First Avid Reader Press hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Avid Reader Press, 2021.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-328) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
WEIRD, WILD WEST: The WEIRDest parents in the world -- Why do we parent the way we do -- MAYA METHOD: The most helpful kids in the world -- How to teach kids to do chores, voluntarily -- How to raise flexible, cooperative kids -- TEAM 1: Introduction to TEAM parenting: a better way to be together -- Master motivators: what's better than praise? -- INUIT EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE: Never in anger -- How to teach children to control their anger -- How to stop being angry at your child -- TEAM 2: Encourage, never force -- Introduction to parenting tools: Tools for tantrums; Tools for everyday misbehavior; Tools for sculpting behavior: stories, drama -- HADZABE HEALTH: How did our ancient ancestors parent? -- The most confident kids in the world -- TEAM 3: Ancient antidote for anxiety and stress -- Ancient antidote for depression -- WESTERN PARENTING 2.0: TEAM 4: A new paradigm for Western parents -- Sleep -- Epilogue: Practical sections: Train helpfulness; Train cooperation; Learn to motivate children; learn to have less anger toward children; Discipline without words; Discipline with stories; Discipline through dramas; Boost confidence and self-reliance; Build emotional support for the family (and give yourself a break).
Subject: Parenting.
Parenting > Cross-cultural studies.

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Coldwater Branch 306.874 DOU (Text) 35401425191920 Non-Fiction Checked out 09/21/2026

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