And, what a book! I won’t say too much more except: read it. Right now. If you have kids. If you work with kids. If you think you might someday want kids. If there are kids in your life. If you mentor someone who has kids. Just read it.
Now, I will come clean and say that a lot of what is espoused in this volume is stuff my parents embraced while raising me, not to mention things that I have intentionally drawn into my own parenting journey. So, maybe it was a bit of preaching to the choir. But, this choir member feels very validated, inspired, and challenged.
If you want to treasure and honor the childhoods of the children in your life, try simplicity on for size. Kim John Payne will get you started.