Parenting Today: How to Raise Children in Today's Turbulent Times

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iUniverse, 2005 - Family & Relationships - 92 pages
As parents in today's world we are facing constant challenges in trying to raise our children. Children today are more educated and more perceptive. Every day our children are exposed to the tensions created by reports of terrorism, natural catastrophes, and economic downturns.With the advent of the Internet, 24-hour news channels, and mass media, children often are the first to know when a major event takes place.Even in times of relative calm, you need a strong set of skills to help your child grow into a healthy adult.Parenting Today is written by a leading authority on raising children. You will learn unique skills, ideas, and strategies geared towards helping children in today's difficult times.Individual chapters are devoted to toddlers, young children, pre teens, teenagers, stepchildren and college students.If you are a parent or grandparent who has taken on the responsibility of raising a child, or several children, you will find the concepts presented in Parenting Today to be invaluable.Among the important concepts you will learn are hot to
  • Quickly form that long lasting bond with your child.
  • Help your children deal with stress.
  • Effectively communicate with teenagers.
  • Take control of a situation with an angry or rebellious child.
  • Deal with friction between parents and children, and learn how to eliminate it.
  • Motivate children, with rules specific to each age group.
  • Show your children that you love them.
  • Form life lasting bonds with grown children.
  • Understand the inner thoughts of your children.
 

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Contents

General Secrets
1
Newborn and Baby Secrets
17
Toddler and Preschooler Secrets
26
SchoolAge Children
34
Teenage Secrets
42
College Kids
47
Secrets for Grandparents
52
StepParenting
56
FollowUp
65
Back Cover
67
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Joni Mitchell has recorded twenty albums and is the winner of two Grammy Awards. She is also the recipient of, among many others, Canada's Governor General's Performing Arts Award and Billboard magazine's "Century Award." Ms. Mitchell was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in May 1997.

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