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Queen Bee Moms and Kingpin Dads Dealing with the Parents, Teachers, Coaches, and Counselors Who Can Make--or Break--Your Child's Future

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ISBN-10: 1400083001

ISBN-13: 9781400083008

Edition: 2006

Authors: Rosalind Wiseman, Elizabeth Rapoport

List price: $25.00
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What happens to Queen Bees and Wannabes when they grow up? Even the most well-adjusted moms and dads can experience peer pressure and conflicts with other adults that make them act like they're back in seventh grade. In "Queen Bee Moms & Kingpin Dads," Rosalind Wiseman gives us the tools to handle difficult situations involving teachers and other parents with grace. Reassuring, funny, and unfailingly honest, Wiseman reveals: - Why PTA meetings and Back-to-School nights tap into parents' deepest insecurities - How to recognize the archetypal moms and dads--from Caveman Dad to Hovercraft Mom - How and when to step in and step out of your child's conflicts with other children, parents,…    
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/7/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Introduction
Perfect Parent World: Land of Perpetual Judgment
The Apple Doesn't Fall Far from the Tree, Part 1: Mom Cliques
The Apple Doesn't Fall Far from the Tree, Part 2: Dad Totem Poles
Turning the Lens on Ourselves: Understanding the Filters Through Which We View the World
Cracking the Code: Communication 101
Into the Muck: Confrontation 101
The Principal Will See You Now: How to Deal with Teachers, Counselors, and Principals
Field of Nightmares: Kids and Sports
"If She's on My Committee, I Quit": Parent Volunteering
You Are Cordially (Not) Invited: Coping with Kids' Parties
Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll: Just Say, Oh No!
The Thick Envelope and the Thin: The Long March from Gifted Preschooler to College Applicant
Epilogue
Acknowledgments
Index