Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Book Review: The Five Love Languages of Children
Are you familiar with the famous book, "The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts
"? If so, then you probably already know the gist of "The Five Love Languages of Children" by Gary Chapman and Ross Campbell. The book goes through each of the love languages that all people "speak". Then the authors tell parents of ways that they can apply the Love Language approach to thier parenting by first figuring out thier child's primary love language and then keeping the child's love tank full.
I must admit that I am a fan of the original "Love Language" book and was excited to get my hands on this version. I learned a great amount of information about applying the love language theory on my children. My oldest and youngest son's primary love languages were easy for me to distinguish and I have been working on keeping their love tanks full. My middle son is a tough nut to crack and I am still unsure of his primary love language. I am trying to apply all of them in hopes that I will offer enough to keep his love tank full.
This book was great and I recommend it to all parents who struggle to figure out how to have a happy child. Often we are told that we should raise our children and not worry about making them happy, only to make them follow our commands. This book takes a more loving approach and allows parents to see that children who comply out of love become much more productive adults.
I recieved a galley copy of this book in exchange for my honest review from Netgalley
Thanks for stopping by! Alicia