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Parent School Simple Lessons from the Leading Experts on Being a Mom and Dad

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ISBN-10: 0871319586

ISBN-13: 9780871319586

Edition: 2001

Authors: Jerry Biederman, Lorin Biederman, Penelope Leach

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A collection of 78 original essays from the most respected parenting authors of our time. These leading authorities have contributed what they consider to be their most valuable lesson (philosophy, tips, advice) for parents.
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: M. Evans & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/4/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Jerry Biederman has written several books, including "Secrets of a Small Town." Lorin Michelle Biederman, after working in the entertainment industry for many years, now devotes her time to her writing. They live in Woodland Hills, California."From the Hardcover edition."

Penelope Leach is one of today's foremost authorities on child care, author of the greatly admired Your Baby & Child: From Birth to Age Five, which Dr. T. Berry Brazelton has called "A wonderful book... well researched, well written, and sensitive to both parents' and children's needs." Now, with the same authority and understanding, she discusses parents' concerns about children of all ages.

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Orientation
Parenting 101
Tending Your Child's Soul
Getting Behind the Eyes of Your Child
The Seven Best Things Good Parents Can Do
The Joys and Challenges of Parenting: What We Have Learned from Raising Our Ten Sons
Am I Doing it Right? What Makes You a Good Parent
Four Thoughts for Parents from the Tao Te Ching
Dr. Mom's Greatest Lesson for Parents
The Seven Keys to Good Parenting
Raising Good Kids in a Troubled World
Lessons in Taming the Dragon
Sex and Parenthood
Health and Nutrition
Engage and Participate in Your Child's Health Care
Sleep Pretty Baby: The Importance of Sleep in Your Child's Life
How to Handle Homesickness
The Mastery of Intimate Conversations with Your Child
Sex Differences in Health
Avoiding a Weight Problem in Your Child
In the Beginning
The First Signs of Intelligent Life: Awaken Your Baby's Inner Resources
The Importance of Early Childhood Parenting
My Own Best Mom
Mammy and Me
What You Didn't Expect When You Were Expecting
Redefining the "Good" Mother
Four Ground Rules for Life as an At-Home Mother
A Letter to Your Child
Rules of Discipline
Listen
The New Protective Parent: Striking a Healthy Balance
Eighteen Ways to Avoid Power Struggles
Dare to Dine Out
"It's Mine!"--How to Teach Sharing
The Best Discipline is Strict Discipline
Learn to Give Praise and Positive Attention
The Wonderful World of Wits-End Parenting
Raising Responsible Kids
Practical Tools to Discipline Effectively
Waist-High Fences: An Approach to Discipline
Who's in Charge at Your House? Managing Kids' Testing and Manipulation
You Can't Make Me--But I Can Be Persuaded!
Face Reality
Turning Conflict into Cooperation
Keeping Your Teen from Remaining a Tribe Apart
Better to Prepare or to Punish?
Excerpts from Rebel Without a Car
Lessons in Learning: Educating Our Next Generation
Learning Really Is Fun!
What Is Smart? Understanding and Nurturing the Multiple Intelligences in Your Child
Children and Books
A Father's Place Is in the School
Secrets to Self-Esteem
"Teaseproof" Your Kids
Helping Your Child Develop Meaningful Self-Esteem
Help Children Learn to Believe in Themselves
Teaching Self-Reliance
"My Child is Being Teased! How Can I Get This to Stop?" Excerpt from Good Friends Are Hard to Find
Family Values
What Really Matters
Ten Ways to Show Gratitude Within the Family
Excerpt from How to Talk to Your Kids About Really Important Things
Encourage Your Loved Ones
"What Do You Say?"
Little Things Long Remembered, or Filling Your Child's Memory Bank
Raising a Giving Child
Building Empathy in the Preschool Years
Always Make the Highest Choice
Parenting Kids with Labels
Great Expectations: The Only Child
Understanding and Coping with ADD/ADHD
A Wonderful Parent
The Anxious Child
"D" is for Divorce
Helping Your Children Cope with Divorce
I'm a Bonus Mom
Fun and Games
The Wonder of Play
Creating Creative Kids: Turning Boredom into Brightness
The Importance of Humor in Parenting
Kids and Sports: What's a Parent to Do?
Raise a Child Who "Plays Smart,"
Help! I Have a Toddler! Trish Kuffner
Quality Time--Anytime! How to Make the Most of Every Moment with Your Child
Tips and Tricks You Can Really Use
Tools for the Trade
Drive Time: Excerpt from Survival Tips for Working Moms
Positive Discipline Techniques
Enjoy the Ride
Tips We've Learned While Attending Parent School
Parent School Faculty
Index
About the Editors
Extra Credit
Extra Curricular Activities