Teaching Your Children Good Manners: A Go Parents! Guide [NOOK Book]

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For parents everywhere who have had lovely family dinners ruined by misbehaving children, help is at hand. This guide provides a humorous, hands-on, parent-friendly approach to teaching children of all ages good manners in a wide variety of social situations, from accepting gifts graciously to which foods are OK to eat with fingers. Each chapter tackles a different situation, gives a brief outline of what manners are appropriate for it, and offers advice on how to teach and reinforce them to children of different...
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Teaching Your Children Good Manners: A Go Parents! Guide

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Overview

For parents everywhere who have had lovely family dinners ruined by misbehaving children, help is at hand. This guide provides a humorous, hands-on, parent-friendly approach to teaching children of all ages good manners in a wide variety of social situations, from accepting gifts graciously to which foods are OK to eat with fingers. Each chapter tackles a different situation, gives a brief outline of what manners are appropriate for it, and offers advice on how to teach and reinforce them to children of different ages. There is also a "What to Expect" chart broken down by age, and a Q & A section devoted to questions concerning children and manners.

Author Biography: Lauri Berkenkamp is a mother of four children whose manners are improving daily and the author of Fern House: A Year in an Artist's Garden and In My Garden Journal. She lives in Strafford, Vermont. Steven C. Atkins, Psy.D., is an instructor and clinical associate at Dartmouth Medical School's Department of Child Psychiatry. He lives in Hanover, New Hampshire.

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What People Are Saying

Myrna B. Shure
A genuinely entertaining guide that gives parents important guidelines to calm their nerves when it comes to teaching their children good manners now, and for life.--Myrna B. Shure, Ph.D. Author of Raising A Thinking Preteen.
Ken West
Wow! Teaching Your Children Good Manners is the best survival book for parents I have read. Everyone talks about social skills, finally a creative, practical, fun, developmentally-appropriate book focuses on teaching skills every child needs. Frankly, my wife is even thrilled with me since I read the guide! A must read for parents of children of all ages. Follow these suggestions and your friends will be amazed at your children's maturity. And, you will be amazed at how their news skills help them succeed.--Dr. Ken West, author of The Shelbys Need Help! A Choose-Your-Own Solution and Adventure Book Impact Publishers.
Armin Brott
Filled with sensible advice, Teaching Your Children Good Manners gives frazzled parents the practical tools they need to teach their kids-whatever their ages-to treat others with respect, kindness, and consideration. And really, what's more important than that?--Armin Brott, author of The Expectant Father: Facts, Tips, and Advice for Dads-to-Beand A Dad's Guide to the Toddler Years.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781619300569
  • Publisher: Nomad Press
  • Publication date: 10/1/2001
  • Series: Go Parents! Guide
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 152
  • Sales rank: 900,140
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author


Lauri Berkenkamp is a mother of four children whose manners are improving daily and the author of Fern House: A Year in an Artist’s Garden and In My Garden Journal. She lives in Strafford, Vermont. Steven C. Atkins, PsyD, is an instructor and clinical associate at Dartmouth Medical School’s Department of Child Psychiatry. He lives in Hanover, New Hampshire.
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