ERIC Number: ED471247
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
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Loving without Spoiling: And 100 Other Timeless Tips for Raising Terrific Kids.
Noting that raising well-behaved, considerate children requires learning how to balance firm discipline with equal doses of love and humor, this book provides parents with effective and realistic solutions to countless parenting challenges. The strategies are organized into the following categories: (1) "Avoid Power Struggles"; (2) "Minimize Daily Stresses"; (3) "Lend Support without Hovering"; (4) "Show Love without Spoiling"; (5) "Open Communication Channels"; (6) "Use Positive Discipline"; (7) "Develop Sibling Harmony"; (8) "Teach Social Skills"; (9) "Build Self-Esteem" and (10) "Strengthen Parenting Skills." The sections include authentic dialogue and anecdotes from the author's work with families. (HTH)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Change, Behavior Problems, Change Strategies, Child Rearing, Children, Discipline, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Education, Parent Materials, Parent Role, Parents, Self Esteem, Sibling Relationship, Social Development
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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