Raising Good Kids in Tough Times
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by Dr. Roger W. McIntire
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Here’s a guide for parents trying to raise good kids while countering the dangerous examples, attitudes, and temptations children face in today’s multimedia world. Dr. McIntire describes seven crucial habits for parents with practical, sensible and readable guidelines illustrated with more than 200 examples and 60 parent-child dialogues.
- HABIT 1: Listen Well
- HABIT 2: Teach Well
- HABIT 3: Show Them You Like Them, and Help Them Like Themselves
- HABIT 4: Send the Right Messages about Values and Character
- HABIT 5: Mind Your Model
- HABIT 6: Use Caution with Punishment
HABIT 7: Keep Your Adult Perspective
This guide to raising children covers the basics such as toilet training, sleeping habits, and listening skills, as well as more complex issues: sibling rivalry, sex, drugs, social skills, and single-parent problems. Also discusses broad parenting strategies and activism in the school and community. Be ready and confident in answering questions such as:
- "All the kids are going - why can't I?"
- "Why don't the other kids like me?"
- "Can I go if Dad says yes?"
"You do it, so why can't I?"
Selected as "Approved Winner" by Parents' Choice and as "Outstanding" by Parent Council Ltd.
"These are the habits parents need for confidence and the ones that can help in moments of trouble."
-Dr. Donald Pumroy, Association for Behavior Change Founder