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Using this groundbreaking book, parents can work with their children to develop the...
Using this groundbreaking book, parents can work with their children to develop the skills they need to cope with life's everyday frustrations and to make informed decisions about problems important to them -- the stresses of homework, making good friends, mounting peer pressure, and coping with bullies in and out of school. And with urgent issues of violence, unsafe sex, and drug abuse facing preteens earlier and earlier, parents can look to Raising a Thinking Preteen to help them reach thoughtful decisions about these problems, too.
Your nine-year-old son says, "That's stupid," to his father, who responds:
The "I Can Problem Solve" answer: #3
On Being Tested:
Your nine-year-old daughter whines, "She's calling me names." You say:
The "I Can Problem Solve" answer: #4
Through a series of exercises, games, and discussions, parents can teach their preteens to:
|1||Kids Who Behave Differently Think Differently||13|
|2||Four Styles of Parenting||29|
|3||How Do I Feel? How Do You Feel?||40|
|4||Is Anybody Listening?||65|
|5||Are Things Always What They Seem to Be?||85|
|6||What Else Could I Do to Solve This Problem? Learning Alternative Solutions||107|
|7||What Might Happen Next? Learning Consequential Thinking||131|
|8||What's My Plan?||156|
|9||Advanced ICPS: Integrating the Skills||177|
|10||"What's in It for Me?" and Other Questions Parents Ask about ICPS||200|
|11||An ICPS Quiz||214|
|Epilogue--Preventing Serious Problems in the Teen Years: Drug Abuse, Teen Pregnancy, Violence||226|
Posted October 12, 2004
I read alot. I really think this book was to technically written and wordy to really be enjoyed. I have tried to pick it up a few times and just cant get through it...Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.