Good Parents Bad Parenting: How to Parent Together When Your Parenting Styles Are Worlds Apart

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Lulu.com, 2004 - Family & Relationships - 193 pages
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Every parent develops a unique parenting style from his or her own unique childhood background. Through experienced insight, practical advice, games and exercises, "Good Parents Bad Parenting" empowers parents to work through their relationship and parenting differences to raise happy, responsible and successful children."The authors' personal insights help parents understand how their own childhood affects their parenting and their lives. This is the parenting book for the 21st century."David Berman, MD-Pediatrician, UCLA School of Medicine Clinical Instructor"You and your wife help parents distill problems down to manageable segments and then offer solid solutions on how to face them."Kristopher Shepherd-Rainbow Company Youth Theatre Instructor"The material is presented in a very user friendly way and in language the real parent can understand: short, quick and to the point."Nancy Morishita-Certified Preschool Director, Bradley Natural Childbirth Instructor
 

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Contents

Background Of Authors
1
Establishing The Rules
11
Advice For New Parents
30
Stay At Home Parenting vs Financial Concerns
38
Clean Out The Baggage
48
Three Parenting Styles
53
Agreeing On Discipline
62
To Hit Or Not To Hit What Is The Answer?
71
Parenting Someone Elses Child
113
When Your Child Does Not Meet Your Expectations
122
Children Without Parents But No One Has Died
132
Coping With A Sick Parent
148
The Death OfA Parent
153
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
158
School Bells Are Ringing And Your Child Is Singing The Blues
164
Your Child Sex Drugs and Alcohol
172

The Cycle Of Abuse
87
Connect With Your Child
93
Grand Parenting Redefining Your Parents Role
97
The Divorced Parent
101
Interfaith Relationships Maybe Mom Was Right
183
Your Child Is Still Defiant
188
Final Message Of Encouragement
192
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