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I Never Get Anything!: How to Keep Your Kids from Running Your Life
     

I Never Get Anything!: How to Keep Your Kids from Running Your Life

by Thomas Phelan
 

Outlining the six tactics kids use to get their way, this reference teaches parents to think objectively about their children's favorite ploys and emotionally manipulative strategies. Insightful analyses emphasize the importance of understanding the underlying emotional dynamics of testing and offer practical solutions, from knowing how to say “no”

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Outlining the six tactics kids use to get their way, this reference teaches parents to think objectively about their children's favorite ploys and emotionally manipulative strategies. Insightful analyses emphasize the importance of understanding the underlying emotional dynamics of testing and offer practical solutions, from knowing how to say “no” comfortably to when to say “yes” encouragingly. Ensuring a healthy relationship between children and parents, this humorous, down-to-earth guide enables parents to manage their own behavior and that of their children.

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“One of the most powerful crystallizations of Caribbean childhood since George Lamming’s In the Castle of My Skin.” —Chris Searle

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ISBN-13:
9781889140131
Publisher:
Sourcebooks
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Pages:
197
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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Thomas W. Phelan, PhD is a clinical psychologist and the author of 1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children, All About Attention Deficit Disorder, Surviving Your Adolescents, Self-Esteem Revolutions in Children, and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder. He lives in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.

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