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ERIC Number: ED417873
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 132
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-938510-94-0
ISSN: N/A
La crianza practica de los hijos: una guia paso a paso para formar hijos responsables y hogares felices (Common Sense Parenting: A Practical Approach from Boys Town).
Burke, Ray; Herron, Ron
This workbook is designed to help parents develop a "common sense" approach to child rearing and become more effective parents. Each of the 15 chapters suggests a parenting skill and gives examples for using the skill in a variety of situations. Each chapter also includes exercises designed to help parents put these skills into practice with their children. The chapters address: (1) discipline as a teaching experience instead of a punishment experience; (2) sending clear messages to children; (3) the role of consequences in changing behavior; (4) positive consequences; (5) negative consequences; (6) effective praise to encourage positive behavior; (7) preventive teaching; (8) development of family rules; (9) staying calm when responding to problems; (10) corrective teaching; (11) teaching self-control; (12) family decision-making; (13) reaching goals with charts and contracts; (14) family meetings; and (15) the importance of time with children, family traditions, consistency, and parenting with love. Four appendices list positive consequences that cost no money, time-out guidelines for parents, chores for children, and important skills for children and adolescents to learn. (HTH)
Boys Town Press, 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, NE 68010; phone: 800-498-4900; World Wide Web: www.parenting.org ($14.95, plus $4 shipping; Nebraska residents must add 5% sales tax).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents
Language: Spanish
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Father Flanagan's Boys' Home, Boys Town, NE.