Don't Give In, Give Choices

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Xulon Press, 2010 - Family & Relationships - 110 pages
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Every day parents are faced with power struggles. As Your child grows, the need for cooperation increases, yet it becomes more difficult to get. Grace Ketterman and Pat Holt offer simple, practical advice to get the results you want.
 

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Contents

Acknowledgments
7
Introduction
9
Where the Idea of Choices and Consequences Came From
11
Why Parents Give In Just This Time
17
How Giving Choices Works
21
Choices for Infants and Toddlers
43
Giving Choices to Preschoolers
57
Letting SchoolAged Children Choose
67
Giving Choices to Teens and Young Adults
83
How Giving Choices Keeps on Giving
99
Gods Parenting Tool
107
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GRACE KETTERMAN, M.D., is the mother of three and a pediatrician and psychiatrist. A member of the American Medical Association and American Psychiatric Association, she currently serves on the psychiatric staff at the Center for Behavioral Development in Kansas City, Missouri. She has over forty years experience in pediatric medicine and youth mental health services. She is a popular speaker and lecturer to professional and community groups on topics such as crisis intervention for youth and building a healthier family life. She has written numerous books on parenting and family issues, including the popular "Complete Book of Baby and Child Care.
"PAT HOLT is the mother of two children and administrator of West Valley Christian Academy in California. For several years she taught mentally and emotionally handicapped children. The author of several books including "Ten Myths that Damage a Child's Confidence "and" Don?t Give In, Give Choices "(with Grace Ketterman), Holt is a popular speaker on commonsense parenting, classroom discipline, and curriculum topics related to reading.

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