How to Raise Kids You Want to Keep: The Proven Discipline Program Your Kids Will Love (And That Really Works!)

How to Raise Kids You Want to Keep: The Proven Discipline Program Your Kids Will Love (And That Really Works!)

by Jerry Day
     
 

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Over 12,000 families have used these proven discipline builders.

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Drawing on 40 years of experience counseling children and adolescents, Day offers commonsense and highly accessible advice for parents on childrearing. Relying on vignettes of case studies, converted to stories about the everyday tensions of parenting, Day advises parents on the secrets of teaching children to willingly live under parental authority. His stories feature characters from Doreen the Drama Queen to Pete the Prince to Albert the Angel. Day also advises parents to use storytelling with subliminal messages to illustrate the consequences of certain types of behavior. He advises punishment to discourage negative behavior and rewards to encourage positive behavior. When rewarding children's behavior, Day advises consistency, rising expectations, and thinning the reward as behavior improves. His advice ranges from a 30 quickly defuse challenges to authority to suggestions for building lifelong relationships. One chapter is aimed specifically at disciplining children with ADHD.

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ISBN-13:
9781402207457
Publisher:
Sourcebooks
Publication date:
10/13/2006
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,352,434
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

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The Secret

It seems like a secret. At least I rarely hear or read about the one thing that is essential to raising kids you want to keep. This book is about the one thing parents must support, teach, and do to raise children that they will be proud to keep. The secret is teaching your child to willingly live under parental authority. Until your child learns to live under your authority, there is little hope that he can, as an adult, effectively live under self-control in a society of laws and rules. If he doesn't learn to willingly submit to the authority of his parents, there will be unbearable strain and tension in the home, and likely in the classroom as well. However, children who do learn to live under their parents' authority can grow up to be adults who know how to live under self-control in a complex and demanding society. The adult reward is nothing short of marvelous!

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