This may be the most important book you will ever read. It not only shows how we can raise a generation of peaceful children, it shows how we can each take part in creating a more peaceful world. Join Naomi Drew in the most important race of our times -- the race to peace.
--Michele Borba, Ed.D., author of Building Moral Intelligence
"Developing a conscious awareness that as the capacity for peacebuilding grows in us in our daily lives, in our families, and in our neighborhoods, peace grows in the world itself is a stunning challenge that we need help to meet. Naomi Drew's Hope and Healing shows us how we can develop that awareness and capacity through how we live each day. This book is a blessing!"
-- Noble Prize nominee Elise Boulding, Professor Emerita Dartmouth College.
Together, we truly can build a better world, and Naomi Drew shows us how in this inspiring and practical book. Every family seeking hope and healing will find it there.
--Meg Cox, author of The Heart of a Family: Searching America for New Traditions That Fulfill Us
"No more important challenge faces humanity than to learn to live together in
the midst of deep differences. The best way to address this challenge is to
teach our children the ways of peace. In this inspiring and practical book,
Naomi Drew shows us how!"
-- William Ury, Ph.D. Director of Harvard Universitys Project on Preventing
War and author of Getting to Yes
"The current generation of parents is facing circumstances unprecedented in
recent years. This book provides hopeful, calming, and nurturing guidance
that can bring peace and renewal to even the most troubled households. Now,
more than even, parents need hope, inspiration, reassurance, and direction.
This wise and warm book provides all of these, and much more.
-- Maurice J. Elias, Ph.D., author of Raising Emotionally Intelligent Teenagers
"This wonderful uplifting book is for everyone who cares about making the
world safer for our children. Naomi Drew draws her inspiration from the real
world of parenting and teaching and offers timely advice and practical skills
for raising children in these uncertain times. She once again is making an
enormous difference in the lives of so many young people and those adults who
care about their well being."
-- Linda Lantieri, author of Waging Peace in Our Schools
"I truly love your book. I am thrilled to have bought it. It is very easy
to read, I love the quotes and ideas from parents, and I love the ideas for
activities. Your work is wonderful."
-- Janice Weaver Rex, PeaceWeavers, a non-profit educational organization
At a time when so many parents are struggling to help their children put unsettling world and local events into some manageable perspective, here is a practical, timely and critically important book to help them with this challenge. Naomi Drew1s valuable suggestions will help restore peace and balance to this planet, one family at a time.
-- Jane Bluestein, Ph.D., author of Creating Emotionally Safe Schools
"This book is an antidote to the fear, stress and overwhelming sense of doom we hear in the daily news. Naomi Drew reminds us that peace is more than possible and that we are more than capable of creating and sustaining it."
-- Patrice Gaines, author of Laughing in the Dark and former Washington Post Reporter
"In this compelling new book, Naomi Drew outlines practical, disarmingly simple ways to assure that our children will live in a better, more peaceful world. What could be more important than heeding her call? The time to act is now."
-- Barry Lenson, author of Good Stress, Bad Stress
"Powerful and insightful...a book every parent, teacher and caregiver will keep close to their heart and their nightstand."
Anne Leedom, Founder and Editor, www.parentingbookmark.com