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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Participation on a team 9. We have a primitive impulse to respond to immediate opportunities or threats, which for kids today means texts, tweets, and Facebook updates. The Simple Secrets of Successful People. Discover more at www.

Nov 13, Joe Cox rated it really liked it. It was also a book that helped me to reframe how I respond to situations that seem to be so urgent, at the moment.

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For risk, they avoid meaningful risk that can prepare them for adulthood, and instead satisfy this desire by playing video games, watching reality TV, or celebrity gossip.

This book does a great job of giving the parent’s of this generation some tangible ways to help elmote and steer our children in a time that is so different from when we were raised. 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.

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I thoroughly enjoyed the book and felt like it gave a lot of useful information. We deepen our passion and tend to become the best versions of ourselves. But Tim Elmore really makes some intelligent observations in this book. A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention. The Gifts of Imperfection.

Apr 18, Sara rated it liked it. Provide community service opportunities to balance their self service elmkre. Made lemore Good Purpose. Provide autonomy and responsibilities simultaneously. Would you like to change to the site? Becoming a Resonant Leader.

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

These certainly make sense, and over the rest of the book Elmore offers a number of tips and techniques that can be used as interventions when working with these young adults. For excitement, teens may seek to get a tattoo or nose ring or ride roller coasters in order to meet this need. To ask other readers questions about Artificial Maturityplease sign up.

Also, it seems to me that the content of this book does not warrant its pages, but could have been covered in far fewer pages. I feel so validated now Helping Kids Meet the Challenge of Becoming Authentic Adults, Elmore leads the reader to understand what authentic maturity looks like, how it impacts society, and how to create a balanced environment that enables children to lead themselves well and influence others in a positive way.

I agreed with most of his observations on what artificial maturity looks like and how to help great genuinely mature kids, but didn’t find anything terribly new. He offers these ideas to transform artificial maturity into authentic maturity: If you read it, you will probably enjoy his insights as well as his easy-to-read writing style. 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.


All parents should read!! This book is not yet featured on Listopia. This creates a dependency on outside stimulation. I have faith that the children of today can become the successful and independent young adults of tomorrow.

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

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Elmore then summarizes four key areas to respond to this issue: I read this book as I prepared for co-leading a presentation and group discussion on raising our kids in this age maturiry rapidly changing digital technology. Provide information and accountability simultaneously.

Want to buy the book or learn more? They have to make it a real date and follow itm with all the ways that they plan on treating a girl. There are many numbered or bulleted lists, so many that it can take some work to keep track of them. Books by Tim Elmore.