Parenting by Heart: How to Connect with Your Kids in the Face of Too Much Advice, Too Many Pressures, and Never Enough Time

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Perseus Books, May 20, 1993 - Child rearing - 302 pages
Parenting by Heart is an empowering book that emphasizes real-life parenting situations and practical, compassionate solutions. Filled with specific advice tried by thousands of families, this authoritative guide shows what actually works rather than what theoretically “should” work. Here is the step-by-step guide with hundreds of tested solutions that will help make you feel more confident about how to instill your values, be in charge, and stay connected with today’s kids in these modern and often difficult times.

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Contents

The Myth of the InCharge Parent
18
The Myth of Child Development
43
The Myth of Between You and Your Child
73
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Ron Taffel, PhD, is one of the country's most sought-after speakers for both professional and parent audiences. He is the author of the bestselling parenting guides [i]Parenting by Heart[/i], [i]Nurturing Good Children Now[/i], and [i]The Second Family[/i], as well as the acclaimed professional book [i]Getting Through to Difficult Kids and Parents[/i]. A longtime contributing editor at [i]Parents[/i] magazine, Dr. Taffel lives in New York City.

Melinda Blau is an award-winning journalist who has written fifteen books and more than 100 magazine articles. Since 2000, when she began collaborating with the late Tracy Hogg, Blau has been the "voice" of the bestselling Baby Whisperer books.

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