Why Can't I Be the Parent I Want to Be?: End Old Patterns and Enjoy Your Children

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New Harbinger Publications, Jan 1, 1999 - Family & Relationships - 194 pages
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Plenty of literature exists on good parenting, but parents learn little about emotional obstacles to following the advice. Schemas can be rigid enough to enslave, so the authors show readers how to initiate change by analyzing schemas, identifying triggers and thoughts, and monitoring recurrences.

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Contents

The Unexpected Nature of Opposites
17
Assessing Your Parenting Style
37
Getting Rid of Guilt
65
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Elliott is a clinical psychologist

Laura L. Smith's life mission is to write and help others heal. She also enjoys copywriting for businesses, writing white papers and power points for Slide Share, has been a professional photographer, and has been thought RN nursing school. Laura also has a passion for creating abstract artwork and has won awards for both her artwork and photography. She also loves animals -especially cats.

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