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Summary

What are the strengths of your children? What are their weaknesses? Are they responsible, or are they dependable? What would they do in a situation if...?

If you haven’t asked yourself these questions about your child before, then it is time to start before it’s too late.

Education is important, but character even more so. And it starts in the home.

Children are a direct reflection of their upbringing. How they handle themselves, unexpected problems, setbacks, rejection, or the harsh reality of the world all depends on how and what they were taught. It’s a big but important task, and you may even feel unqualified for the job, but this navigational guide is all you will ever need.

In How Children Succeed, Rachel Burgess offers a 12-step guide on how to raise your children as responsible adults of character and resilience. A mother of three, Rachel not only advises from a place of experience, but from confidence in the results of her daily-tested strategies.

Here’s a peek at some of the topics touched on:

  • Teaching responsibility through chores
  • Responding emotionally to failure
  • Knowing the benefits of high expectation
  • Fostering social skills
  • Nurturing commitment to learning daily
  • Praising kids when they do well
  • Promoting healthy choices
  • Learning the importance of problem-solving skills
  • Understanding the relevance of confidence - physically, emotionally, and intellectually
  • Raising an Entrepreneur

Whether you are a new parent, a seasoned parent, a single parent, or a double unit, How Children Succeed is for you. We can never “know enough” when it comes to raising our kids - it takes a village. As the world evolves at such a rapid pace, so do our kids.

©2019 Rachel Burgess (P)2020 Rachel Burgess

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Very basic and mostly totally obvious advice

Very disappointing. This book is on a very basic level. There’s no science here, just totally obvious common sense.

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Great book!

Great book for parents wanting to learn more about how to get their kids ready for life and ensure their success!

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Amazing

Simple, and substantive guide on how you can start preparing your kids for success. As a person with aspergers that was horribly prepared for life, and all it's challenges by my parents. I highly appreciate such books so I can do my part in raising a better, more prepared and smarter future.

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Great tips for new parents

As a parent, this book intrigued me. I'm always looking for new tips. Although this book represents a woman's point of view, I found that these tips also apply to dads. It is highly recommended, especially for new parents. I will check out other books from this author. I received this book for free in exchange for my unbiased review.

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  • DL
  • 27-06-20

Great Audiobook! Really Practical Advice-

This was a great listen - practical advice I can apply right away. I especially liked the part about how you can easily get children to do their chores - and- feel good about it! Really good narration too.

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Great book

I really enjoyed this audio book very much can’t wait for more audio books

Great book

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Excellent book that delivers on what it says

Narration: I found the narration clear, precise, and well done for the most part. One minor complaint I have is that there were times when the narrator stumbles on words - in some cases, she almost stumbles, catches herself, and course corrects almost immediately, so to most people it might be unnoticeable, but I noticed it, and then there were other moments where she does stumble and pause a bit on certain words. Not a huge complaint, but I think these could have been edited out and redone.

Writing: Writing was very good, very simple, and comprehensive. The book delivers on what it says, with a lot of good practical advice, but also some unique and insightful advice you may not have thought of.

Full disclosure: I was given a free promo code in exchange for an honest review.

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Engaging and Interesting!

The book "How Children Succeed
12 Steps to Help Prepare Your Kids for Success " gives examples of how to talk to little children and the importance of active listening. The advice from this book can also be applicable to daycare instructors and educators who work with young children. The book is Informative and has a good flow.

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This book was easy to listen to, and held plenty of useful ideas for teaching your children the tools they will need as they grow.

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Helpful

Helpful tips and solutions to start setting up kids for success. Makes one think about all the aspects that attribute to our childrens’ success and how we can positively influence it. Narration was filled with mistakes which i would have liked if it was removed.

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  • Ashley Hedden
  • 22-12-20

Good Read

How Children Succeed~ 12 Steps To Help Prepare Your Kids For Success was a good read by Rachel Burgess. It is important for Children to have education, but character is even more important. The author goes over ways to foster good character in your children. I enjoyed reading this book and can't wait to read more by Rachel Burgess.

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  • T. Huang
  • 04-09-20

Step-by-Step guide to raising successful children

I like that this book is easy to read. One topic that really catches my attention was teaching your kids about entrepreneurship. I think being an entrepreneur can teach people a lot of things. Not only do we learn about the value of earning money, following our passion, and social skills, but we also develop grit and emotional resilience through the process. Growing up I didn't have parents who teach me these skills, but after reading this book and through personal experience, I can see how this skill is important in today's world.

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  • 27-04-20

Great start for a parent

The book is a great place to start or even review parenting skills. Would recommend to parents looking to give their children a leg up.

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  • Bo Van de Poel
  • 25-03-20

Parenting guide

This book talks about many important topics in raising children. Raising children is not the easiest task a person can go through, but it is well worth doing it the right way. But what is the right way? Every child is different and has different needs. This book is a good guide on what not to do and gives different examples on how parents can deal with their children in certain situations. There is a solution/option for every type of child out there.

The narration isn't perfect but she has a nice voice to listen to.

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  • Reggie
  • 24-03-20

Good resource for parents

This is a fairly quick listen. Great topics to guide parents in raising children! Some topics may seem common sense but it is nice to have some affirmation that you’re not‘doing it’ all wrong.

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  • outbackhill
  • 24-03-20

good book

good look at a persons point of view on the subject. worth the listen interesting

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  • Raffaello
  • 15-03-20

Amazing!

This is a book all new parents should read, it really helps you to better understand your children. No matter if it's your first or third children, you should absolutely read this book!

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  • Candie
  • 12-03-20

How Children Succeed

Another well thought out book. Great advice and a must read for those wanting to understand their children.

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  • ReaderGirl
  • 10-03-20

Excellent

I am a mother and teacher and I found this information easy to understand. It means that people of all walks of life can implement the tips provided. Well presented. thank you.

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  • ZOE R
  • 08-03-20

How Children Succeed

This has a good steps helping to help our children achieve success with the parent's guidance.