Best-selling author and international leadership expert, Tim Elmore, continues the Shows how to identify the problem of artificial maturity in Generation iY and . Artificial Maturity has ratings and 22 reviews. Carolyn said: I like But Tim Elmore really makes some intelligent observations in this book. Some of it builds . Read “Artificial Maturity Helping Kids Meet the Challenge of Becoming Authentic Adults” by Tim Elmore with Rakuten Kobo. How to raise kids.

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Not a bad trade-off. For example, one parent maturty to match every dollar their child saved for college and they tij gave their children an allowance that was equal to their age each month. We have a primitive impulse to respond to immediate opportunities or threats, which for kids today means texts, tweets, and Facebook updates.

This was a good read, in that it was geared towards more than just parents–mentors, group leaders, teachers.

Artificial Maturity: Helping Kids Meet the Challenge of Becoming Authentic Adults by Tim Elmore

Hardcoverpages. I’m a big believer in children being provided with clear boundaries, but also given plenty of independence. Some of it builds on his previous book, but it is still very good. Of course, not all young people in that age bracket exactly fit the Ge I read this book as I prepared for co-leading a presentation and group discussion on raising our kids in this age of rapidly changing digital technology.

Often parents focus so much on giving them all the opportunities to develop their talent, that they fail to give them training in developing emotional maturity to go with those talents.

Published June 19th by Jossey-Bass first published May 9th This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Any orders with HabitudesOnline will not be fulfilled until the the 1st of January. No trivia or quizzes yet. I usually dislike statistical, generational studies. The Art of Authenticity. Discovering the Lessons of Experience. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I don’t know anyone else with more knowledge on the issue of adolescent development from a Christian perspective who offers helpful tools and models check out Habitudes and the first several chapters really do help the reader wrestle through the realization that teens are more mature in some areas of life than in previous generations but grossly behind in other areas.


Books by Tim Elmore. As a result, he has plenty of experience with young people and in figuring out what motivates and challenges them. In order to foster authentic maturity, Elmore offers fo A few notes and summaries of the book: Made for Good Purpose.

Developing emotional intelligence, focusing on character and a sense of ethics, helping kids discover their strengths, and developing a sense of leadership so they understand that they are part of something larger than themselves.

Artificial Maturity: Helping Kids Meet the Challenge of Becoming Authentic Adults

Because of the ubiquitous technology available on our phones and at our fingertips, we are raising, not Generation Y, but Generation iY. Hot Topics Today 1. It was also a book that helped me to reframe how I respond to situations that seem to be so urgent, at the moment. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal artiticial.

He offers these ideas to transform artificial maturity into authentic maturity: Elmore then summarizes four key areas to respond to this issue: The Gifts of Imperfection. For novelty, instead of discovering their unique strengths and contributions at work, they may satisfy this desire by wearing bizarre clothing or coloring their hair.

The basic premise is solid though not really anything new. Creating Your Best Life.

Artificial Maturity: Helping Kids Meet the Challenge of Becoming Authentic Adults

To ask other readers questions about Artificial Maturityplease sign up. Lists with This Book. Jul 11, Katherine rated it really liked it. One parent says they have their children who are in high school watch them pay their bills each month.


Artificial Maturity addresses the problem of what to do when parents and teachers mistake children’s superficial knowledge for real maturity.

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He’s convinced that this is the worst game ever and based on his descriptions he doesn’t even know what the game is. Check out the book on Amazon. This book does a great job of giving the parent’s of this generation some tangible ways to help coach and steer our children in a time that is so different from when we were raised.

Oct 02, Franklin Wood rated it really liked it. For risk, they avoid meaningful marurity that can prepare them for adulthood, and instead satisfy artiicial desire by playing video games, watching reality TV, or celebrity gossip. Discovering Uniqueness by Flaunting Weakness.

For excitement, teens may seek artificila get a tattoo or nose ring or ride roller coasters in order to meet this need. We appreciate your feedback.

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However a lot of the book was “oh my god, kids these days! Ratings and Reviews 1 2 star ratings 1 reviews.

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With each possible piece of new information we receive a dopamine squirt, and this can become addictive. Provide community service opportunities to balance their self service time.

Kids began getting to school on time.