Readers comments: A Fabulous, Important Book, Jesper Juul provides parents with such an amazing, simple, and absolutely vital approach to raising children. Readers’ comments: A Fabulous, Important Book. Jesper Juul provides parents with such an amazing and absolutely vital approach to raising. »Your competent child«. Jesper Juul. CHAPTER ONE: FAMILY VALUES. We are at a unique historical crossroads. Across many different societies, the basic.

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Your competent child

Jesper Juul’s ideas and his writing style are phenomenal, but this particular edition of Your Competent Child has a number of editorial issues. Share this product Tweet. After looking at the preview of the earlier edition by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, I realized that these editorial issues were all missing, so I will be ordering a used copy of that edition instead.

This book is a precedent. I didn’t even expect a reply but eventually he invited us for a lunch to his place. I found myself really interested in understanding and trying to put into use the better ways Juuls suggests of being in relationship with children.

Your competent child – Jesper Juul

I’ve read all his books translated in Croatian almost all of his books had been translated in Croatian, I believe it’s because his wife is Croatian and julu partly live here. To do so, we need to become fluent in what Juul calls personal language — a language less concerned with shoulds than with our own emotional honesty.


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But not only for my family life. Return to Book Page. The Art of Saying No! Jesper Juul is a Danish family therapist and author and a renowned international authority on the family.

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In the process you may be reminded of some important things you need to review about jesepr and your other relationships.

Jul 09, Nicoleta rated it really liked it Shelves: The destructive values that governed traditional hierarchical, authoritarian families are being transformed.

That being said, I did appreciate the overall message of the book, which is that we cpmpetent to respect the integ I’m a bit sceptical of psychology in general and as such this book did nothing to change that.

Read if you must, but vary the sources of your advice, draw your own and as few conclusions as possible and apply what feels natural in your new parental role toward your typical though very unique child.

Refresh and try again. Some highlights were the concept of “equal dignity” within the family, why giving everything to the child is bad for them and the concept of assigning personal responsibility to the child areas where he can make decisions on his own but should also bear the consequences as a way to grow.


While we became sophisticated we lost honesty. Mar 08, DanniElla rated it it was amazing Shelves: Most users ever online was 21, at The Chapters are as follows with specific quotes: By doing so, they will learn about the true nature and personality of each child, and thanks to the child’s competent feedback, parents will be able to fine-tune their reactions to the child.

At the end the whole point is to understand each other, to find a way to communicate and to create a healthy and positive surrounding for your family. See all 14 reviews. Write a customer review. English Choose a language for shopping. Want to Read saving…. Another Juul fan here! This active part can start with “I want that you Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of I’m a bit sceptical of psychology in general and as such this book did nothing to change that.