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Common Sense Parenting Using Your Head As Well As Your Heart to Raise School-Aged Children

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ISBN-10: 1889322709

ISBN-13: 9781889322704

Edition: 3rd 2006

Authors: Ray Burke, Ron Herron, Bridget A. Barnes

List price: $14.95
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Description:

Here's a great guidebook for parents of children ages 6 to 16 facing a myriad of family challenges: a teen who's defiant; siblings who constantly bicker; a child having trouble in school, or parents and kids who occupy the same house but don?t communicate or have fun together anymore. Common Sense Parenting provides parents with a menu of proven techniques that will aid them in building good family relationships, preventing and correcting misbehavior, using consequences to improve behavior, teaching self-control, and staying calm. The book shows parents how to approach discipline as positive teaching rather than punishment of their children. Encouraging children by recognizing their good behavior and teaching before problems occur are as important as correcting children's negative behavior. Parents also learn how to help children solve problems, reach goals by using charts and contracts, and practice new social skills. As each new parenting technique is introduced, the authors explai
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Boys Town Press
Publication date: 8/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 289
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Introduction
Parents Are Teachers
Discipline Through Positive Teaching
Setting Reasonable Expectations
Giving Clear Messages
Giving Consequences to Change Behavior
Using Reasons to Encourage Improvement
Encouraging Good Behavior and Preventing Problems
Praise Is Powerful
Teaching to Prevent Problems
Reaching Goals Using Charts and Contracts
Correcting Problem Behavior
Staying Calm
Correcting Misbehavior
Teaching Self-Control
Putting It All Together
Teaching Social Skills
Making Decisions and Solving Problems
Holding Family Meetings
Establishing Family Routines and Traditions
Making a Parenting Plan
Special Topics
Helping Children Succeed in School
Handling Peer Pressure
Wrapping It Up
Quick Reference to Parenting Skills