Certified family life educators share parenting advice in Wisdom for Parents: Key Ideas from Parent Educators (de Sitter Publications), co-edited by Arminta Jacobson, professor of human development and family studies in the Department of Educational Psychology, and Robert Keim of Northern Illinois University.
Contributors — which include UNT educational psychology faculty Wendy Middlemiss and Angela Nievar and alumna Cynthia R. Garrison (’00, ’03 M.S.) — relate stories emphasizing character building, parent-child relationships, guidance and discipline. The book also traces wisdom from early pioneers in family science, sociology, psychology, psychiatry, biology and medicine.
Jacobson is the founder and director of the Center for Parent Education at UNT.