You're Not the Boss of Me: Brat-Proofing Your Four- to Twelve-Year-Old Child

You're Not the Boss of Me: Brat-Proofing Your Four- to Twelve-Year-Old Child

by Betsy Brown Braun

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ISBN-13: 9780061346637
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 04/20/2010
Pages: 249
Sales rank: 70,619
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Betsy Brown Braun is the bestselling author of Just Tell Me What to Say, a renowned child development and behavior specialist, popular parent educator, and mother of adult triplets. She is a frequent speaker at educational and business conferences, has been a guest expert on Today, the Early Show, Good Morning America, and NPR, and has been cited in USA Today, the New York Times, Family Circle, Parents, Parenting, Cookie, and Woman's Day, among other publications. As the founder of Parenting Pathways, Inc., Betsy offers private consulting and parent seminars as well. She and her husband live in Pacific Palisades, California.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xv

How to Use This Book xvii

Introduction xix

1 "Did You Hear Me?": How to Talk to Your Kids 1

2 "Why is that Girl Crying?": Growing an Empathetic Child 14

3 "I Can't do it Myself; You do it!": Building Independence in Your Child 37

4 "Where's My Jacket?!": Teaching Responsibility 61

5 "No, You Go to Your Room!": Creating a Respectful Child 86

6 "I didn't do it.": Instilling Honesty in Your Child 109

7 "I'm Bored.": Building a Self-Reliant Child 136

8 "Is this the Only Present I Get?": Making a Gratitude Adjustment in Your Child 161

9 "Gimme, Gimme, Gimme!": Eliminating Spoilage in Your Child 182

10 "Knock, Knock. Who's There?": Bringing Humor into Your Child's Life 203

Appendix

Fifty-Two Cures for AFFLUENZA 223

100 Ways to Say "Good Job!" 227

The Ethical Will of a Grandfather to His Grandson 231

Selected Sources 233

Index 237

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