Attitude is key – we’ll help you feel confident in your parenting abilities and your professional choices, making your children more likely to adopt an attitude of self-reliance and cooperation. Armed with communication strategies and tips for self-reflection, moms (and dads!) won't have to feel guilty about leaving their child with a sitter during the day, or leaving work early to go to a soccer game.
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Excerpted from "Positive Discipline for Today's Busy (and Overwhelmed) Parent"
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Table of Contents
Part 1 Positive Discipline Explained
Chapter 1 History and Research 13
Chapter 2 The Encouragement Model 20
Part 2 Answering The Fundamental Questions
Chapter 3 Dealing with Guilt 33
Chapter 4 Work-Life Integration 47
Chapter 5 The Agony and Ecstasy of Childcare 68
Part 3 Parenting And Child Development
Chapter 6 Generational Dynamics and How Technology Affects Parenting 89
Chapter 7 Effective vs. Ineffective Parenting 107
Chapter 8 Understanding Mistaken Goals 127
Chapter 9 Debunking the Myth of the Perfect Parent-or Child 149
Chapter 10 Helping Children Thrive 172
Part 4 Personal Work
Chapter 11 Understanding the Brain 191
Chapter 12 Discovering Your Strengths and Challenges 206
Chapter 13 Well-Being 219
Chapter 14 Your Dreams Count 240
Part 5 The Bigger Picture
Chapter 15 Life as a Couple Isn't Over Because Baby Has Arrived 261
Chapter 16 Positive Discipline in Our Professional Lives 280
Chapter 17 Know Thyself 295
Appendix 1 Troubleshooting 305
Appendix 2 Mistaken Goal Chart 334