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Good Behavior by Stephen W. Garber, Marianne Daniels Garber, Robyn Spizman

If your child writes on walls, refuses to do homework, resists potty training, or overeats, you need answers— fast. Here they are.

This comprehensive, bestselling guide to solving a thousand of the most challenging childhood problems was developed by three experienced child experts— a psychologist, an educational consultant, and a teacher— all parents themselves. It is not theoretical. Rather it provides effective, child-tested answers to specific problems in a quick-reference format— and will prove to be your most useful, informative child-care tool for years to come.

Practical advice on reforming:


• Morning Grouches

• Toothbrush Rebels

• Bedtime Outlaws

• Sleepwalkers

• TV Addicts

• Why, Why Whiners

• Perpetual Motion Machines

• Cry Babies

• Clinging Vines

• Attention Hogs

• Finicky Eaters

• Thumb-suckers

• Nose-pickers

• Poor Losers and Poor Winners

• Master Thieves

• Firebugs

• Pets' Worst Friends

• School Fugitives

• Teacher's Pests

• Crib Note Crooks

• Mannerless Monsters

• Video Game Fanatics

• Name Callers

Plus: Basic techniques of discipline, when and where to find professional help, and other resources for parents

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312952631
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 10/28/1993
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 565
Product dimensions: 4.34(w) x 10.16(h) x 1.27(d)

About the Author

Stephen W. Garber, Ph.D., a clinical behavioral psychologist, has worked with children with various learning and behavior problems and has been a consultant to parents, teachers, pediatricians, and a variety of child-care institutions.

Marianne Daniels Garber, Ph.D., an educational consultant in private practice with her husband, also serves as co-director of the Atlanta Hyperactivity Clinic. The Garbers are the parents of three children.

Robyn Freedman Spizman is the author of numerous books and articles on children's learning. The mother of two, she appears on television weekly on NBC-affiliate WXIA's "Noonday."

The authors write "Good Behavior," a regular parenting column in the Atlanta Journal & Constitution.

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