I Refuse to Raise a Brat

I Refuse to Raise a Brat

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Overview

I Refuse to Raise a Brat by Marilu Henner, Ruth Velikovsky Sharon

Parents often confuse love with overindulgence, afraid to subject their children to a moment of frustration or deprive them of anything they might desire. But in order to become resilient and responsible adults, children must learn that they can't always get their way.

Since motherhood is now her most important role, beloved actress Marilu Henner has often turned to Dr. Ruth Velikovsky Sharon, a highly respected psychoanalyst, for advice on raising her own children. This practical, accessible guidebook that they've compiled together shows parents how to:

  • Establish parent-child contracts and effective methods of discipline
  • Handle temper tantrums, bedtime issues, sibling rivalry, lying, and much more
  • Help their children tolerate frustration and become comfortable with difficult feelings

Filled with dozens of real-life questions, practical advice, and humorous anecdotes, I Refuse to Raise a Brat is a witty and useful resource to help parents raise secure and self-reliant children.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062032324
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 09/07/2010
Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 505,874
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Marilu Henner is well known for her roles in Taxi and Evening Shade and her participation in The Celebrity Apprentice. She is the author of two other New York Times bestselling books, Marilu Henner's Total Health Makeover and Healthy Life Kitchen. She lives in Los Angeles.


Ruth Velikovsky Sharon, Ph.D., is a psychoanalyst in private practice in New York City. She cohosts a weekly radio show, The Couch, with her son, Rafael. Her father, Dr. Immanuel Velikovsky, was a colleague of Sigmund Freud.

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I Refuse to Raise a Brat 1.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book's approach is all wrong. It lacks awareness of child development, and a positive emphasis. I strongly recomment Parent Effectiveness Training, books by Dr. Sears (who has raised 9 children of his own), and the book Kids Are Worth It.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
Choose any other book on the shelf if you are interested in accurate, practical, and useful information. There is a complete lack of knowledge of child development. The premise makes no sense whatsoever. It is not even worth putting in the garage sale pile. I threw the book in the trash.
Guest More than 1 year ago
well i think that this book may be all wrong to all people or not but it doesn't mater to me i'm getting faustrated with this and maybe you shold raise children the way you want to and the way you think is right i mean gosh !