Pilates For Parenting: Stretch Yourself & Strengthen Your Family is a personalized workout regime for parents, guardians, those contemplating parenthood and all who are open to assessing their parenting attitudes and adjusting their approaches as they strive to build stronger parent-child relationships. When it comes to implementing healthy roles and tackling heavy responsibilities of being a parent, Pilates For Parenting targets five strategic areas. The goals of the Warm Up, 3 Workouts and Cool Down include:
Increasing awareness regarding the importance of parenting
Strengthening the skill of being present for your children
Fortifying the skill of doing what is best for your children
Honing the skill of meeting your children's needs
Increasing accountability as you become purposeful in your parenting
"This is not your normal 'how to' parenting book. Pilates For Parenting helps us, as caregivers, get to the heart of parenting, take time to evaluate what to do and become more in tune with our children. I will be using the parenting workouts myself and with my clients."
--Jill Osborne, EDS, LPC, CPCS, RTS, Author, Same Feels Better Now!
"In the digital age in which we live, we are often too distracted by our smartphones, social media sites and television screens. Pilates For Parenting just might be the best method for reconnecting with your children and developing stronger relationships."
--Thomas Kersting, MA, LPC, Author, Disconnected: How To Reconnect Our Digitally Distracted Kids
"The text, workouts, activities and guiding exercises in Pilates For Parenting will equip readers with their own personalized, practical, effective game-plan as they navigate the ups and downs of becoming nurturing, protective and wise parents."
Judy Herzanek, Changing Lives Foundation, Co-author, Why Don’t They Just Quit? Hope for families struggling with addiction