L. R. Knost
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About L. R. Knost
Award-winning author, feminist, and social justice activist, L.R.Knost, is the founder and director of the children's rights advocacy and family consulting group, Little Hearts/Gentle Parenting Resources ( http://www.littleheartsbooks.com/ ), and Editor-in-Chief of Holistic Parenting Magazine. Her work has been quoted from Hollywood to D.C. to South Africa, most notably in an address on children's rights to the South African Parliament by the Minister of Justice. She lives in Central Florida with her husband and the youngest four of her six children. Her parenting books include the secular 'Two Thousand Kisses a Day: Gentle Parenting Through the Ages and Stages,' 'Whispers Through Time: Communication-Based Parenting,' and 'The Gentle Parent: Positive, Practical, Effective Discipline,' and the faith-based 'Jesus, the Gentle Parent: Gentle Christian Parenting.' Her children's books include 'Petey's Listening Ears,' the first in her Wisdom For Little Hearts series and her soon-to-be-released 'Grumpykins' children's picture book series for ages two to six. Both series are humorous, engaging tools for parents, teachers, and caregivers to use in implementing gentle parenting techniques in their homes and schools.
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Books By L. R. Knost
The Gentle Parent: Positive, Practical, Effective Discipline (A Little Hearts Handbook) Oct 18, 2013
Written by best-selling parenting and children's book author and mother of six, L.R.Knost, 'The Gentle Parent: Positive, Practical, Effective Discipline' provides parents with the tools they need to implement the Three C's of gentle discipline ~ Connection, Communication, and Cooperation ~ to create a peaceful home and a healthy parent/child relationship. Presented in bite-sized chapters perfect for busy parents and written in L.R.Knost's signature conversational style, 'The Gentle Parent' is packed with practical suggestions and real-life examples to help parents through the normal ups and downs of gentle discipline on the road to raising a generation of world changers.
In this examination of mainstream Christian parenting practices and the doctrinal beliefs behind them, best-selling author, L.R.Knost, debunks common cultural and theological beliefs about spanking, original sin, sin nature, submission, authority, obedience, breaking a child’s will, and more, along with providing grace-filled, gentle solutions to behavior issues.
Two Thousand Kisses a Day: Gentle Parenting Through the Ages and Stages (A Little Hearts Handbook) Feb 20, 2013
Gentle Parenting is about guiding instead of controlling, connecting instead of punishing, encouraging instead of demanding. It's about listening, understanding, responding, and communicating. Written by children's book and parenting author, L.R.Knost, 'Two Thousand Kisses a Day: Gentle Parenting Through the Ages and Stages' is an introduction to the ideas behind gentle parenting and to its application in each of the developmental stages of childhood.
Whispers Through Time: Communication Through the Ages and Stages of Childhood (A Little Hearts Handbook) Jun 6, 2013
Communication is the key to peaceful, effective interactions between parents and children. When normal childhood behavior is viewed as normal instead of something to be corrected and controlled, communication creates the bridge to developmentally appropriate growth, maturity, and independence. Written by best-selling parenting and children's book author and mother of six, L.R.Knost, 'Whispers Through Time: Communication Through the Ages and Stages of Childhood' is a rethinking of mainstream parenting's perception of normal childhood behaviors coupled with simple, practical approaches to parent/child communication at each stage of development from tots to teens.
Gentle Parenting Workshop 2: Healing from Your Past so You Don’t Pass it Along to Your Children (Gentle Parenting Workshops) Feb 6, 2014
The Gentle Parenting Workshop series from award-winning author, L.R.Knost, is a companion series to her best-selling parenting books, 'Two Thousand Kisses a Day,' 'Whispers Through Time,' and her newest release, 'The Gentle Parent.' This second workshop in the series, 'Gentle Parenting Workshop 2: Healing from Your Past so You Don’t Pass it Along to Your Children,' will help you walk through the steps of recovery from a painful past, leading you on a journey of healing and forgiveness, of unloading negative emotional baggage into the past where it belongs instead of unloading it onto your children and passing it along to the next generation, and of renewal to open the pathway to a more peaceful and gentle approach to parenting.
Gentle Parenting Workshop 1: Getting Started on Your Gentle Journey (Gentle Parenting Workshops) Oct 25, 2013
The Gentle Parenting Workshops from award-winning author, L.R.Knost are companions to her best-selling parenting books, 'Two Thousand Kisses a Day,' 'Whispers Through Time,' and the newest release, 'The Gentle Parent.' The first workshop in the series, 'Gentle Parenting Workshop 1: Getting Started on Your Gentle Journey,' will help you set your gentle parenting goals, identify specific parenting problems, and target practical solutions to help you along on your journey to gentle parenting.