Above All, Be Kind: Raising a Humane Child in Challenging Times (Paperback)
Raising a Humane Child in Challenging Times
New Society Publishers, 9780865714939, 272pp.
Publication Date: October 1, 2003
"Above All, Be Kind" teaches parents how to raise their children to be humane in the broadest sense to become not only more compassionate in their interactions with family and friends, but to grow up to make life choices that demonstrate respect for the environment, other species, and all people. The book includes chapters for early, middle, teenage, and young adult years, as well as activities, issue sidebars, cases, tips, and profiles.
Zoe Weil is cofounder and President of the International Institute for Humane Education. She developed the first graduate program in humane education in the U.S. and conducts frequent humane education workshops. Author of several humane education books for young people, and a parent, she lives in Maine.