Your Kids Are Your Own Fault: A Fix-the-Way-You-Parent Guide for Raising Responsible, Productive Adults (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Dec 24, 2009 - Family & Relationships - 272 pages
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Straight-talking, bestselling "Pitbull of Parenting" Larry Winget breaks new ground with a book that says "you owe it to your kids to parent with a plan".

Bestselling author Larry Winget is back with a wake-up call for parents: Good parenting has never been tougher. Well-behaved, respectful kids are increasingly the exception, not the rule. And for the most part, parents are to blame. Larry's message to parents: Teach your kids to become the best adults they can be. But your kids won't improve until you improve. Good parenting is about beginning with the end in mind, but most people parent without a plan. Winget offers step- by-step advice for instilling limits, self-discipline, and ethics in all members of the family. Your Kids Are Your Own Fault is a rescue plan that spells hope for raising a generation of productive adults we can feel proud to call "family."


  

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Review: Your Kids Are Your Own Fault: A Guide for Raising Responsible, Productive Adults

User Review  - Stephanie M. - Goodreads

Your kids are your own fault by Larry Winget is a no-nonsense, get to the heart of the issues kind of book. It is chalk full, to the brim, of advice on what things you should teach your children for ... Read full review

Review: Your Kids Are Your Own Fault: A Guide for Raising Responsible, Productive Adults

User Review  - Mindi Bennett - Goodreads

I'm a fan of parenting books b/c I'm always able to find some helpful gem of advice. This book is no exception...yet I strongly disagree with the author on some major parenting morals. I think he ... Read full review

Contents

PAY ATTENTION HERE
I HAVE GREAT KIDS LARRY I DONT NEED THIS BOOK
WHAT GIVES YOU THE RIGHT TO TEACH PARENTING LARRY?
I CANT FIX YOUR KID
MY PERSONAL REQUEST TO YOU
LETS VISIT THE TIME MACHINE
WHY DO KIDS DO WHAT THEY DO?
WHO IS TO BLAME?
WHERE TO START
THE 101010 RULE
HOUSEHOLD FINANCES SHOULD NOT BE A SECRET
LOANING MONEY TO KIDS
TEACH MATH SKILLS AND THEIR RELEVANCE TO MONEY
CREDIT
YOUR MONEY WILL BE SPENT ON WHAT IS IMPORTANT TO YOU
AND

COMMUNICATION IS LEARNED
TALKING
BAD GRAMMAR SLANG AND YOU KNOW STUFF LIKE THAT
COMMUNICATE YOUR LOVE
COMMUNICATE EXPECTATIONS
COMMUNICATE CONSEQUENCES
COMMUNICATE REALISM
COMMUNICATE WITH TOTAL HONESTYEVEN WHEN THE TRUTH HURTS
COMMUNICATE THAT YOU WILL ALWAYS BE THERE
COMMUNICATE OFTEN
COMMUNICATE LIKE A PARENT
GET YOUR KIDS INVOLVED TOO
CAN YOU BE TOO INVOLVED?
PLAYING
TEASING
Zig connects with my sixyearold
CODE OF CONDUCT
CHAIN OF COMMAND
MY ROOFMY RULES
BEHAVIOR CANNOT BE IGNORED
DISCIPLINE IN THE REAL WORLD
DIFFERENT KIDS REQUIRE DIFFERENT PUNISHMENTS
WHAT DOES YOUR TOOLBOX LOOK LIKE?
DONT THREATEN YOUR KID
NO SCAPEGOATS
THE BEST NEWS OF ALL
A BACKWARD APPROACH
TEACH THE RIGHT STUFF
WHAT IS THE SINGLE BEST THING YOUR PARENTS TAUGHT YOU?
THE WINGET BOYS WEIGH IN
THE LESSON OF THE DOG BISCUIT
YOUR TURN TO PLAY
WHAT DO YOU WISH YOUR PARENTS HAD TAUGHT YOU?
YOUR TURN AGAIN
THE OTHER SIDE OF THE COIN
SEX IS AMAZING
IM PREGNANT
IM GAY
LOVE YOURSELF
LET THEM SEE YOU FIGHT
LARRYS IDEAS FOR MARRIAGE
DIVORCE
DATING
TO THE PARENTS OF GIRLS
TO THE PARENTS OF BOYS
WHAT TO TEACH YOUR KIDS ABOUT GETTING ALONG WITH OTHERS
SIBLING RIVALRY PLAYING FAVORITES AND HOW TO KEEP YOUR KIDS FROM KILLING ONE ANOTHER
WEIGHT
EXERCISE
SMOKING
CLOTHES
FOR GIRLS
FOR BOYS
PIERCINGS
BULLIES
WHAT SHOULD YOU DO?
CELL PHONES
SEXTING
KIDS AND LYING
YOUR SIGNATURE
GOAL SETTING
DECISION MAKING
THE TWO FOURLETTER WORDS CRITICAL FOR SUCCESS
TEACH YOUR KIDS YOUR PHILOSOPHY OF LIFE
THE IRONYAND IT SUCKS
THE OTHER SIDE OF IRONYAND IT DOESNT SUCK
LET EM GO
WHAT IS THE TEST FOR SUCCESS?
CAN YOU DO IT?
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About the author (2009)

Larry Winget is one of the countryís leading business speakers and a member of the National Speakers Association Hall of Fame. He is the author of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers Youíre Broke Because You Want to Be and Itís Called Work for a Reason!, and the Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek bestseller Shut Up, Stop Whining, and Get a Life.

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