Yelling, bribes and threats may be the easy choice to get kids to listen, but they listen from fear instead of learning to obey and respect you as a parent. If you are using threats and bribes as the only way to get your children to cooperate, then all your child gets to practice is compliance. In the long run, compliance merely chips away at your child's self-esteem and feelings of capability. In this book, you will learn how to become a proactive parent, how to build a strong bond with your children and some useful tips to discipline without yelling. Proactive parenting builds a strong bond with your children. - The surprising definition of discipline. - The benefits of proactive parenting. - Methods to become proactive parenting. Useful tips for parents to: - Establish positive routines around bedtime, mealtime, housework and getting up and out in the morning. - Discipline without yelling: the way to calmly and lovingly connect with a child, while still setting clear and consistent limits. - Stop bad behaviors: helps parents to curb obnoxious behaviors like tantrums, whining, sibling rivalry...
Proactive Parenting is a dynamic and multi-disciplinary approach to improving the parenting style. It aims to instil a proactive approach to parenting, as this is more effective than the reactive approach commonly practiced. This book will show you how to communicate more effectively so that you can be a better parent. It is also full of techniques that can show you how to improve your life so that you can be a better person too. Proactive Parenting says that the responsibility lies with the parent to improve themselves first, then they can improve their family life. You fix the parent, and the child will be fixed too. Better families make better communities which make better societies. We can make the world a better place by making our homes a better place.
Take a proactive approach towards your child's mental health and discover how to have the conversations that will be life-saving and life-changing. With a foreword by Benny Refson, President of the children's mental health charity Place2Be The pressures faced by children and adolescents today are unprecedented, and the corresponding statistics around poor mental health deeply alarming. Behind every mental health issue, from addiction to ADHD, lies a host of underlying problems that need addressing but as a worried parent it's hard to know where to focus. What do you do if your child struggles with anxiety? Is self-harming? Has developed an unhealthy relationship with eating, exercise, technology or alcohol? Proactive in approach, top addiction therapist Mandy Saligari provides the tools to help you identify and address the self-destructive patterns of behaviour, to stop them in their tracks. Her practical framework reveals how you can adapt your own behaviour and equip your child to develop emotional intelligence, resilience and self-esteem.
Studies show that kids who are well-mannered are more confident and successful and have better relationships. What parent doesn't crave that for their child? In this practical book, parents, teachers, and child-care providers will discover the keys to raising well-mannered children--with results in less than six weeks. From training a two-year-old to say "please" to talking with a teenage boy about his treatment of girls, this book unfolds step-by-step techniques for teaching manners. It also shows parents how to instill in their children a true concern for others and encourages them to grab hold of every teachable moment they can to show their children something they can use the rest of their lives.
Is Your Home a Combat Zone? Conflict between parents and their children has become the expected norm in today’s culture. Frustrated parents are often told to “just hang on” until the child either “grows out of it” or moves away. But it doesn’t have to be like this! Stop conflict with your child! Dr. Roger Smith offers you a fresh perspective with realistic hope that the parent/child relationship can be more than better—it can actually be GREAT. Shift your approach! Discover principles in this book that, if applied, will renew the relationship while setting your child on a proven path for success in life. By trading control for influence, both you and your child WIN. Enjoy your children! The best time to lay a sure foundation for a loving, lifelong relationship was when your child was in diapers. The second-best time is now. Let Dr. Smith show you how you can lighten your load, restore your smile, and begin building lasting memories TOGETHER.
Instead of tuning in to Super Nanny or Nanny 911, pick up this humorous yet biblically-solid book of parenting advice. Kendra Smiley, author of High Wire Mom and Aaron's Way, once again hits on a subject that moms and dads are longing to hear: how can I be a better parent and raise great and godly children? With wisdom gleaned both as parent and teacher, Kendra suggests seven proactive choices parents can make to help reduce family stress and avoid parenting emergencies. Each chapter ends with a dash of advice from her husband, John, who offers a dad's point of view. Whether exhausted and struggling or just longing to improve their skills, Be the Parent is the perfect resource for moms and dads seeking to positively impact their children. Includes survey responses from real parents.
Popular authors Bill and Pam Farrel are the parents of three active children. From their personal experience comes wisdom and encouragement for other parents. The Farrels offer ideas for loving and nurturing special needs, strong-willed, and prodigal children. With real-life examples and biblical inspiration, this book examines the 10 best decisions parents can make to unlock the unique gifts inside their children, including temperament ; goals; talents; spiritual development; and leadership abilities. Packed with creative, motivational tools and games that allow children to blossom and succeed, this resource is a great gift or parenting tool for parents who want their children to become everything God designed them to be.
In this critical, life-saving book, Louse Hart, Ph.D., a leading educator in self-esteem development, gives parents the skills they need to prevent their children--whether 6 or 16--from being bullied. The antidote, she reveals, is to equip moms and dads with the tools to raise confident and resilient kids through positive parenting.
A guide for puppy owners adapts effective child-rearing methods for young canines, in a guide that covers such topics as identifying a breed that fits a family, assessing a puppy's personality, and overcoming problem behaviors. Original. 15,000 first printing.
Family & Relationships by Colleen Alexander Roberts