"Everywhere you go, you keep overhearing other moms say to their misbehaving children, 'That's one. That's two. That's three.' And then you watch in disbelief as their kid actually stops!" — PopSugar Moms
Are you the parent of a strong-willed child? Is bedtime a nightly battle? Are you looking to get your kids to behave without yelling? Whether you have a toddler, preschooler, or school-aged child, this parenting book can help you
Help your teens grow into the very best versions of themselves!
From rule-breaking and risk-taking to defensive communication and disrespect, parenting a teenager can feel like modern warfare—but it doesn't have to be that way. In 1-2-3 Magic Teen, internationally renowned parenting expert Thomas W. Phelan explains how to better understand your teenager, which problems are not worth fighting over, and why your child's behavior
The American Psychological Association's 2014 survey on stress made an alarming discovery: America's teens are now the most stressed-out age group in the country. Growing Up Mindful shows parents and professionals alike how to model and teach the skills of mindfulness that will empower our youth for the rest of their lives with greater self-awareness, resiliency, and confidence. While many adults now understand how mindfulness practice helps
Would parents rather their children be successful or happy? Kids in the US face lots of pressure to excel -- often at the expense of happiness. But does it have to be this way? Not in the Netherlands! Expats Rina Mae Acosta and Michele Hutchison -- both married to Dutchmen and bringing up their kids in the Netherlands --examine the unique environment that enables the Dutch to turn out such well-adjusted, independent children.
"Parenting a teen isn't easy, but parenting an anxious teen is especially challenging. Written by a psychologist and expert on adolescent anxiety, this essential book will show you what really works to overcome all types of teen anxiety and how to apply specific skills to support your teen. Most parents find it frustrating when common sense and logical methods such as reassurance don't seem to work to allay their teen's anxiety. They want to know:...
Why do some children succeed while others fail? The story we usually tell about childhood and success is the one about intelligence: success comes to those who score highest on tests, from preschool admissions to SATs. But in this book the author argues that the qualities that matter most have more to do with character: skills like perseverance, curiosity, conscientiousness, optimism, and self-control. The book introduces us to a new generation...
A practicing clinical psychologist for children and adolescents, Anthony Wolf, author of the phenomenal bestseller Get Out Of My Life, But First Can You Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall? ("I love this book!" —Parenting Magazine) returns with another wise, funny, and eminently practical guide to raising and understanding teenagers. I'd Listen to My Parents If They'd Just Shut Up offers frustrated moms and dads humorous, dialog-based advice and...
Being understood by someone you love is one of the most powerful feelings, at all ages. For a young child, it is the most important of all experiences because it allows the child’s mind and sense of self to grow.
In the midst of the perennial concerns parents bring to Dr. Claudia Gold, she shows the magical effect of seeing a problem from their child’s point of view. Most parenting books teach parents what to do to solve behavior problems,
We live in a chaotic and often unpredictable world, so it's only natural for you and your child to have anxieties. But seeing your child cry, cling to you, or even use aggression to avoid his or her own fears and worries may cause you to worry even more, trapping both of you in a cycle of anxiety and fear.
You can interrupt this cycle with the proven-effective mindfulness and acceptance skills taught in this book. Drawn from acceptance
" ... Shows parents how to build stronger bridges of communication with their children, break the destructive cycles of guilt and blame that occur in parent-teen power struggles, and work toward greater mutual respect with their adolescents"--Page 4 of cover.
What do we wish most for our children? Next to being healthy, we want them to be happy, of course! Fortunately, a wide array of scientific studies show that happiness is a learned behavior, a muscle we can help our children build and maintain. Drawing on what psychology, sociology, and neuroscience have proven about confidence, gratefulness, and optimism, and using her own chaotic and often hilarious real-world adventures as a mom to demonstrate dos...
52 fresh ways to help kids-and parents-survive the terrible tweens.From reading, pets, cooking, and music to the maintenance of good behavior and boundary keeping, Raising Pre-Teens presents practical and ingenious ideas to help parents navigate the tough terrain of raising adolescents so they and their children can get the most out of family life.
The first—and definitive—guide to helping children really deal with loss from the authors of the The Grief Recovery Handbook
Following deaths, divorces, or the confusion of major relocation, many adults tell their children "don't feel bad." In fact, say the authors of the highly praised The Grief Recovery Handbook, feeling bad or sad is precisely the appropriate emotion attached to sad events. Encouraging a child