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What Great Parents Do

Author : Erica Reischer
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A golden rule book to parenting best practices, What Great Parents Do concisely presents key strategies to help parents reshape kids' challenging behaviors, create strong family bonds, and guide children toward becoming happy, kind, responsible adults. What Great Parents Do is an everything-you-need-to-know road map for parenting that you will consult again and again. Psychologist Erica Reischer draws on research in child development and cognitive science to distill the best information about parenting today into bite-size pieces with real examples, useful tips, and tools and techniques that parents can apply right away. This book will show you how to do what great parents do so well, including: - Great parents start with empathy - Great parents accept their kids just as they are - Great parents avoid power struggles - Great parents see the goal of discipline as learning, not punishment - Great parents know they aren't perfect A toolbox of the most effective parenting strategies, What Great Parents Do is accessible, actionable, and easy to follow.

How Good Parents Raise Great Kids

Author : Alan Davidson
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In a friendly, accessible style with interesting anecdotes and real-life stories, the authors distill the wisdom of a wide range of people from various economic and ethnic backgrounds into six key elements that will help parents raise self-confident, life-loving, happy children.

Raising Great Parents

Author : Doone Estey
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Raising Great Parents shows parents how to define long-range goals for their family and then reach those goals through LRB -- love, respect, and belief -- creating an atmosphere and a set of principles that together move parenting past power struggles over getting out the door in the morning and into bed at night. Full of real-life examples, this comprehensive book covers such topics as: Your Attitude Makeover: Parenting with Love, Respect, and Belief "I Said Turn Off the TV": From Power Plays to Collaboration It's Your Default: Why Parents Act the Way They Do Ain't Misbehavin': Why Kids Act the Way They Do Stop Flogging a Dead Horse: Why Punishment Is Self-Defeating And the book helps parents dial back competitive expectations for their children -- and themselves -- by learning how to: Truly listen to their kids Encourage, rather than judge, their kids Transcend bribery and threats so they and their children can become a team of collaborators who enjoy one another in the midst of the joys and trials of life as they all grow together Raising Great Parents includes a before and after parenting self-assessment and numerous exercises focused on specific parenting challenges.

Raising Great Kids for Parents of Preschoolers

Author : Henry Cloud
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Raising kids of character is a daunting task, so there’s no better time to start than when they’re young! The first few years of life is the most critical period of growth and development. Infants start the process of trusting the love of Mom and Dad and God, toddlers begin experiencing freedom and responsibility, and children start understanding how to function in the real world. In short, this is the period in which a child’s soul is developed. As a parent, you are right at the center of that process. It’s impossible to overestimate how important a role you play in rearing your child. As the Bible teaches, God shows us how to trust in him even at my mother’s breast (Psalm 22:9). But most parents feel overwhelmed by the complexity of the job. With so many things to worry about, how do you know the real tasks and goals of parenting? Many moms and dads become discouraged or don’t know where to start. We wrote Raising Great Kids and developed this curriculum to help you. In this video curriculum just as in the book we offer you a structure for approaching parenting. We provide a road map for creating character in your children the ability to function as God designed them to function in the world. The biblical principles set forth in the book apply to all ages and stages of kids, so you can use them as a guide for all the years you parent. This video curriculum, however, deals specifically with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. It addresses, in a practical, hands-on manner, situations and issues you encounter with children five years old and younger. Our goal is to help empower parents of these children moms and dads like you to become intentional and effective in your parenting. We’re glad you’ve decided to invest the time and effort in your children by working through Raising Great Kids for Parents of Preschoolers. We pray that God will use this study to help your parenting be the successful and worthwhile relationship he designed it to be. We appreciate your labors as a parent—and may God bless you!

Raising Great Kids Warrants Great Parents

Author : Deirdre King
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Book DescriptionRaising Great Kids Warrants Great Parents is about becoming aware of your role as a parent and the great impact that you have on your child's life. It is about being mindful of your words and actions and how they affect your child. It is about transforming our lives and transforming the way in which we parent, so that our children can have great lives. It is about raising children who are empowered to be confident, self-reliant, happy and successful human beings.

Raising Great Parents

Author : Sarah Atkinson
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Discover The 7 Habits of Great Parents What makes a great parent? There is no clear-cut answer to this question. Great parents come in all shapes and sizes. They, however, share the same habits that make them the kind of parents that they are. In the next chapters we shall be discussing seven things that great parents do differently, and it is my fervent hope that you can adopt these habits and be the best parents your child can ever have. Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn... How To Raise Yourself Before You Raise Your Kids How To Think Win-Win How To Seek to Understand First to Be Understood How To Pay Attention How To Love and Show Affection Importance Of Quality Family Time How To Make Parenting a Joyful Process Download your copy today! Tags: Parenting, Raising Loving Children, Raising Happy Kids,Raising Great Teenagers,Parenting Toddlers, Parenting Languages, Positive Parenting, Habits of Great Parents, Parenting Principle

8 Simple Tools for Raising Great Kids

Author : Todd Cartmell
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"Written in conversational style with plenty of real-life examples, child psychologist Todd Cartmell offers parents and others who care for children workable ideas for enriching everyday life and growing healthy children under the categories of talking, listening, influencing, connecting, teaching, encouraging, correcting, leading"--

Raising Great Kids

Author : Henry Cloud
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What does it take to raise great kids? If you've read any books on parenting, conflicting opinions have probably left you feeling confused. Get tough! Show acceptance. Lay down the rules. Lighten up, already! There's got to be a balance between control and permissiveness. And there is. Drawing on the expert insights of counselors and award-winning authors Henry Cloud and John Townsend and on the parenting wisdom of MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) International, Raising Great Kids shows you that truth and grace aren't polar opposites. They are allies in your most challenging and rewarding task: raising children with character that can withstand life's rigors and make the most of its potential.

Raising Great Parents

Author : Doone Estey
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"If you want to be a great parent, this book is for you. I'm going to recommend it to all the parents I work with." --LYNN LOTT, MFT, best-selling co-author of numerous "Positive Discipline" books and manuals "Copies of this book will bristle with bookmarks and sticky note reminders as readers find the information and exercises they need to become great parents." --EMMA WAVERMAN, parenting writer and co-author of "Whining and Dining: Mealtime Survival for Picky Eaters and the Families Who Love Them" ..". provides balanced, hopeful, and responsive interactions that will contribute to a healthy, long-term legacy for families. Highly recommended." --MARION BALLA, Family Therapist and Educator and President of the Adlerian Counselling and Consulting Group, Ottawa, Ontario ..". nails a new parenting model for a modern world that respects authority less and questions everything more. I came to these conclusions raising my own kids. If I'd had this book I'd have jump-started the process." --DON TAPSCOTT, bestselling author of fifteen books, most recently "Radical Openness" "My own life was transformed when I first found out how to apply these principles, and this book is a great way to learn and practice them." --LINDA J. PAGE, Ph.D., President of Adler School of Professional Studies and co-author of "Coaching with the Brain in Mind: Foundations for Practice" "At last, here is all the guidance, encouragement, and practical advice every parent needs to raise children in a respectful, harmonious way ..." --GILL DEACON, radio host, television broadcaster, and author of "There's Lead in Your Lipstick" ABOUT THE AUTHORSp/> DOONE ESTEY, BA, MA, is a Certified Adlerian Parent Educator. She is in demand as an expert parenting speaker, giving school courses, corporate talks, and conference keynotes. Aside from being a Principal of Parenting Network, she does private parent consulting and is the Secretary-Treasurer of the Family Education Section of the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology. Doone is the mother of four children and lives with her husband in Toronto. BEVERLEY CATHCART-ROSS founded Parenting Network in 1989. A leading parenting expert and international speaker, she was recently hailed, by Toronto Life, as "Toronto's Top Parenting Guru." She has appeared as a guest expert on television and radio, and in many publications, including "Today's Parent" and "Reader's Digest." Beverley is an active member of the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology. A mother of four, she lives in Toronto with her husband. MARTIN NASH, M.D., was in family practice for nineteen years and then specialized in Psychotherapy and Family Counseling using Alfred Alder's psychology. He has run a successful practice for the past thirty years, helping thousands of individuals to transform their relationships. Martin has conducted presentations and training for professionals throughout North America. He has three sons and six grandchildren and lives an active life with his wife in Toronto.

Guide To A Great Parent

Author : Jacinto Corzine
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Raising kids is one of the toughest and most fulfilling jobs in the world -- and the one for which you might feel the least prepared. The aim of this book is to give parents information that answers the above questions. It is a common sense approach that outlines what the author has learnt from being a parent, from working with other parents and from her husband, Clive, who is a step parent. Get it right and parenting can be one of the most rewarding things you can do.

Raising Children in New Zealand

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Loving without Spoiling

Author : Nancy Samalin
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One of the nation's most influential parenting authorities shares her winning tips for raising great kids "Takes parents well beyond discipline and provides lasting lessons in raising caring, confident kids." --Ann Pleshette Murphy, parenting correspondent for "ABC News" and "Mother Know-How" columnist for Family Circle Raising well-behaved, considerate children requires balancing discipline with love and humor. Nancy Samalin, internationally known parent educator and author of the bestselling Loving Your Child Is Not Enough, provides immediate answers to child-rearing challenges and helps develop the confidence and skills needed to raise a new generation of well-adjusted adults. Covering the most common parental concerns, Loving Without Spoiling provides effective strategies for positive parenting.

Everyday Parents Raising Great Kids

Author : James D. MacArthur
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As parents, we want our children to grow into loving, confident, happy adults. But how do everyday, imperfect parents raise emotionally healthy and happy children? What can we do to truly strengthen and improve family relationships? Dr. James MacArthur has been there and done that. He has personally used the MacArthur method to positively influence his own ten children while helping hundreds of clients evaluate and improve their parenting skills.

8 Simple Tools for Raising Great Kids

Author : Dr. Todd Cartmell
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Finally, a practical book for busy parents! Whether you find parenting intuitive or impossible, we could all use a hand here and there. And we could use it quick! In 8 Simple Tools, child psychologist and father Todd Cartmell walks you through the nuts and bolts of healthy, effective parenting. Using examples from his home and 20 years of professional practice, Todd gives eight essential and practical tools to help you: Listen well and respond wisely Use affirmation to influence your child Develop a nurturing home culture Correct behavior in lasting ways Maintain a healthy relationship with your child Designed with busy parents in mind, 8 Simple Tools breaks each tool into five short chapters, perfect for when you only have a second. Plus, each chapter ends with a practical “Tip” section that summarizes the main point and helps you apply it right away. Use even half of the tools in your parenting, and your family dynamics will thrive. Your relationship will be built on love and trust, providing you with fertile ground for planting God’s wisdom in your child's heart and, ultimately, seeing your child flourish.

Being a Great Mom Raising Great Kids

Author : Sharon E. Jaynes
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Be B.L.E.S.S.E.D.! That is what Sharon Jaynes teaches as she focuses on being a Proverbs 31 mother. Today's over-committed, harried housewives and mothers sorely need practical suggestions and loving encouragement. Don't go it alone. You need a friend who has been there. Sharon Jaynes is the friend you've been looking for. Her heart is warm and her wisdom is straightforward.

Parents Do Make a Difference

Author : Michele Borba
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Offers advice for teaching children the essential skills they need to be confident and successful, including communication, problem solving, perseverance, and empathy


Author : Jim Burns
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"Christian teen expert offers a candid and comprehensive guide to raising today's teens"--Provided by publisher.

A Choice Theory Psychology Guide to Parenting

Author : Nancy Buck
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Parenting is the most important, terrifying and rewarding job you'll ever have. For better or worse, most of us learn how to do this job from our parents. But what if the example your parents set is not something you want to follow? In A Choice Theory Psychology Guide to Parenting, international child expert Dr. Nancy Buck offers readers a new and far more effective way to parent while maintaining a loving relationship with their sons and daughters. Parents and children have different agendas, children push for freedom while parents pull for safety. This push-pull relationship between parents and children starts at birth, and continues throughout childhood, adolescence and early adulthood. Rather than relying on the typical controlling, punishing, and relationship-destroying attempts to dominate children, Choice Theory psychology teaches you to follow the instruction manual you and your offspring are born with. The result is happy, responsible children who want to maintain loving relationships with their parents. Great parents who follow this instruction manual raise great children.

Raising Kids Who Read

Author : Daniel T. Willingham
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How parents and educators can teach kids to love reading in the digital age Everyone agrees that reading is important, but kids today tend to lose interest in reading before adolescence. In Raising Kids Who Read, bestselling author and psychology professor Daniel T. Willingham explains this phenomenon and provides practical solutions for engendering a love of reading that lasts into adulthood. Like Willingham's much-lauded previous work, Why Don't Students Like School?, this new book combines evidence-based analysis with engaging, insightful recommendations for the future. Intellectually rich argumentation is woven seamlessly with entertaining current cultural references, examples, and steps for taking action to encourage reading. The three key elements for reading enthusiasm—decoding, comprehension, and motivation—are explained in depth in Raising Kids Who Read. Teachers and parents alike will appreciate the practical orientation toward supporting these three elements from birth through adolescence. Most books on the topic focus on early childhood, but Willingham understands that kids' needs change as they grow older, and the science-based approach in Raising Kids Who Read applies to kids of all ages. A practical perspective on teaching reading from bestselling author and K-12 education expert Daniel T. Willingham Research-based, concrete suggestions to aid teachers and parents in promoting reading as a hobby Age-specific tips for developing decoding ability, comprehension, and motivation in kids from birth through adolescence Information on helping kids with dyslexia and encouraging reading in the digital age Debunking the myths about reading education, Raising Kids Who Read will empower you to share the joy of reading with kids from preschool through high school.

Raising Good Humans

Author : Hunter Clarke-Fields
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A kinder, more compassionate world starts with kind and compassionate kids. In Raising Good Humans, mindfulness mentor, parenting coach, and mother of two Hunter Clarke-Fields offers parents practical and breakthrough strategies for conflict resolution and positive communication. Parents learn to break free from ingrained "reactive parenting" habits in order to forge better relationships with their children--relationships built on respect and cooperation.