Within the present work by Saliha Bava and Mark Greene, we enter a new and more promising world.
— From the foreword by Kenneth J. Gergen, PhD
The Relational Book for Parenting is a perfect, timely response to the question so many parents are now asking. Namely, how can we counteract the detrimental effects of socialization, particularly problems related to our emotional disconnections and isolation from others?
— Judy Chu, PhD, Stanford University’s Department of Human Biology, Author of When Boys Become Boys
I invite you and yours to hone your “family relationship superpowers” by engaging with this brilliant and captivating guide.
— Jacqueline Hudak, PhD, Clinical Director, Center for Couples and Adult Families, Perelman School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry at University of Pennsylvania
— Lisa M. Blacker, Executive Editor at The Good Men Project
Bava and Greene’s playful art and story translate complex theory to day-by-day relational principles and practices. Placing parenting as cultural practice, the authors invite readers to move from individualism and isolation to culture that “mindfully centers and cares for relationships.”
— Carmen Knudson-Martin, Professor, Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling
The Relational Book for Parenting is a fast, funny, creative read that helps families build their relationship super powers. A must for all families!
— Melanie Doyle, Human Development and Psychology teacher at Dawson College
It’s such a sophisticated blend of theory and fun. The comic illustrations reinforce life-changing, culture-shaping ideas. It is not exclusive. It is not exhausting. It is brilliant!
— Bronwyn Leiataua