Seven Secrets to Raising A Happy and Healthy Child
The Ayurvedic Approach to ParentingBook - 2003
Seven Secrets to Raising a Happy and Healthy Child is a timeless collection of wisdom that's nurturing to both the child and the caregiver. It's a heartfelt eye-opener based on the 5,000-year-old preventive health-care system from ancient India - Ayurveda - the science of life. Joyce Golden Seyburn guides you through simple practices to be performed from conception through childhood that include centering yourself while calming your baby, baby massage, and determining your baby's mind/body type (dosha in Sanskrit) after birth. This book has no age boundaries and can be easily applied to any child. Joyce reminds you of the simple, ancient Ayurvedic truth- that if a parent is happy, then the child will be happy. She writes- 'A mother's happiness during pregnancy is a baby's most vital nourishment.' She goes on to say- 'We need to go back to fundamental values and practices that ensure preventive health and stability in the challenging times ahead.' This uniquely informative book on the mind/body approach to pregnancy and parenting prepares you, as parents, for the journey of nurturing your child by giving you simple tools to use along the way.
Publisher: Carlsbad, Calif. : Hay House, c2003.
Branch Call Number: 649.122 SEY
Characteristics: xxvi, 193 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.