ERIC Number: ED420386
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Single Parenting from a Father's Heart. A Back-to-Basics Guide for Both Sexes.
This book addresses the void in father-oriented parenting material by offering, from a father's point of view, practical, thoughtful, and inspiring solutions to help single parents and their children be more effective, productive, and content. The book's chapters are: (1) "Dedication Comes First," covering such topics as how parents view themselves as single parents, learning to be dedicated, and setting goals; (2) "Effective Communication," addressing techniques to create and maintain open dialogue; (3) "Coping," with topics such as the inevitable struggle, finding support, the family myth, and dealing with stress; (4) "Family Finances," including instilling a sense of value of money in children; (5) "Child Care," including how not to lose the help of a family member; (6)"Teaching Discipline: Obedience to Rules," covering four elements of discipline, corporal punishment, and styles of parental control; (7) "Building Responsibility: Being Accountable," discussing teaching children important values; (8) "Time to Eat," covering meal preparation; and (9) "Where's Your Level of Happiness?," discussing important issues of single parenting. (EV)
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Coping, Day Care, Discipline, Fathers, Interpersonal Communication, Money Management, One Parent Family, Parent Child Relationship, Parenting Skills, Parenting Styles
Bang! Press, P.O. Box 240152, St. Paul, MN 55124-0152; phone: 800-ALL BOOK, 612-891-1539 ($14.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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