Conversations with My Daughter

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iUniverse, Jan 31, 2012 - Humor - 120 pages

Its common knowledge that parenting isnt an easy task; it would be much easier if directions were attached to each child. In Conversations with My Daughter, author Robert Veres takes a humorous approach to child rearing as he applies a firm, wise hand to the parenting tiller.

Veres shares imagined parentchild dialogues aimed at helping parents understand exactly what to say when confronted with the many difficult or unexpected situations they are likely to experience. In this hilarious guide, a father matches wits with his daughter, drawing conversations from every stage of lifefrom the battle over bedtime and the candy counter at the grocery store to driving off inappropriate (or scary) boyfriends to selecting the right collegealong with everything in between.

Seeking to raise the quality of parenthood around the globe, Conversations with My Daughter captures some of the truly inspirational thoughts, wise sayings, and observations that can help parents guide children through the turbulence of adolescenceand provides everyone with a few laughs along the way.

 

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Contents

The Bedtime Ritual
1
Candy Tantrum
3
Showing and Telling
7
Playing Cheerleader
11
The Bad Student
15
Old Age
19
Dangerous Rescue
21
A Special Drink
25
Science Project
59
Appropriate Attire
63
Divide and Conquer
65
True Romance
67
Normal Behavior
69
Helping with Homework
73
The Talk
77
Greeting the Boyfriend
79

Psychology at Work
27
The Bedtime Ritual Revisited
31
Career Anxiety
35
Problems at School
39
Standing Your Ground
43
A Firm Refusal
47
Selecting Boyfriends
49
New Phone
51
The Untidy Bedroom
53
Strict Rules
57
The New Sound
81
Improving Your Wardrobe
85
The Dreaded Drivers Test
87
Party Central
89
The College Interview
91
Commencement Exercises
95
Campus News
99
Looking Back Looking Ahead
103
Back cover
110
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About the author (2012)

Robert Veres has been an editor, writer, speaker, and commentator in the financial planning profession since 1982. He publishes Inside Information, an online resource for independent advisors and financial planners; he is also the author of two novels, Song of the Universe and The Root of All Evil. Veres lives in Pacific Beach, California.

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