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Table of Contents
Introduction; Raising a Kid with Character, Not One Who Is a Character 15
Eight time-tested strategies for success.
Strategy #1 Start with the End in Mind 23
To get to your goal, you first have to know your target
Strategy #2 Expect the Best, Get the Best 37
How to build character and tine-tune behavior in your little (and big) characters.
Strategy #3 Give and You Shall Receive 71
How respect and a winning attitude powerfully unleash your child's motivation.
Strategy #4 Role-Model a Disciplined Life 108
Why you, and only you, are the hero or heroine your child craves.
Strategy #5 Discipline, Don't Punish 131
Why reality discipiine rocks, punishment ruins, and the three Cs rule every time.
Strategy #6 Stay the Course 162
Six "must"principles for sane parents to live by.
Strategy #7 Minimize Friction, Optimize Solutions 179
How you can get your kids to listen every time.
Strategy #8 Keep the Relationship First, Always 213
They don't care what you know until they know that you care.
Conclusion: Paying It Forward 231
Why your legacy of success keeps on giving.
Bonus Section: Especially for Blended-Family Parents 235
Three big mistakes to avoid so you can blend instead of puree.
A Parent's Top 8 Winning Plays 241
About Dr. Kevin Leman 245
Resources Dr. Kevin Leman 247