Parenting Isn't for Cowards

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Word Pub., 1997 - Family & Relationships - 260 pages

Speaking both as a therapist and as a parent-on a landmark study of 35,000 patients-Dobson offers time-proven insights on why some children really are harder to raise than others. With over 1 million copies sold, this classic parenting handbook provides sound guidance and "tough love" principles for raising healthy children.

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Today's parents face a great deal of challenges, and these frustrations have produced what Dr. James Dobson calls a "crisis of confidence" in today's parents. This fact was verified in his study of ... Read full review

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This book was really discouraging to us, and unnecessarily so. Not recommended. Read full review

Contents

The Challenge
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The Tough and the Gentle
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What 35000 Parents Said about
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Copyright

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James C. Dobson was born in Shreveport, Louisiana on April 21, 1936. He received an undergraduate degree from Pasadena College and a Ph.D. in child development from the University of Southern California. He was an associate clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Southern California School of Medicine and on the attending staff of Children's Hospital of Los Angeles. He was founder and president of Focus on the Family, an organization that produces nationally broadcast radio programs on domestic issues, but is no longer affiliated with the organization because of significant philosophical differences with the new leadership. He is founder and president of Family Talk, a nonprofit organization that produces his radio program, Dr. James Dobson's Family Talk. He is the author of more than 30 books dedicated to the preservation of the family including The New Dare to Discipline, Love for a Lifetime, When God Doesn't Make Sense, Life on the Edge, Love Must Be Tough, The New Strong-Willed Child, Marriage Under Fire, and Head Over Heels.

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