Mending the Broken Bond: The 90-day Answer to Developing a Loving Relationship with Your Child

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Penguin, 2007 - Family & Relationships - 284 pages
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From The New York Timesbestselling author of The IQ Answer, a guide to helping parents and kids learn to love each other again

In his bestselling The ADD Answerand The IQ Answer, Dr. Frank Lawlis provided thousands of parents with the valuable information they need in order to confront their children’s intellectual challenges. Now he takes on an even mightier challenge—helping parents and kids learn to love each other again.

From the chief content adviser on the Dr. Philshow, Mending the Broken Bondis for families that fight or cannot communicate effectively and for those who want to make their family relationships whole and loving. Loving Your “Lost” Childleads parents through a 90-day program of practical steps and action plans toward building a positive, loving, and healthy bond with their children. Whether parents are struggling with toddlers throwing temper tantrums, ten-year-olds who prefer videogames to talking, or rebellious teenagers, Dr. Lawlis’s prescriptive and practical methods teach parents how to repair their relationships and regain connection with their children. For parents who feel ignored and frustrated, Dr. Lawlis offers comfort, hope, and a clear way forward.
 

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Author and psychologist Lawlis (also an adviser on the Dr. Phil television show) presents a three-month program designed to "restore the two-way flow of love between parents and children." Initially ... Read full review

Contents

Getting to the Roots
25
Nature versus Nurture
51
Natural Healing Powers
70
Bonding beyond Words
92
The Sour Brain Phenomenon in Children
116
Managing Your Childs RollerCoaster Energy
138
Feeling Leads to Healing
156
Word Wise
178
Forgiveness and Renewal
199
Loving the Teen
223
The Spirit of Love
244
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Frank Lawlis, Ph.D., is a renowned psychologist, researcher, and counselor with more than thirty-five years of experience working with parents and children. The author of more than one hundred articles and several books, he is an American Psychological Association Fellow and the chief content adviser for the Dr. Phil show.

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