Teaching Your Children Responsibility

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Simon & Schuster, 1994 - Family & Relationships - 185 pages
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As a parent, you know how much less stressful your life would be if you could count on your children to be more "responsible" -for their toys, their homework, their household chores, and their choice of friends.
You know you want your children to grow up to be responsible adults. In "Teaching Your Children Responsibility," bestselling authors Linda and Richard Eyre show you how to make sure your elementary-school-aged children learn this invaluable lesson.
The Eyres identify twelve simple kinds of responsibility-from responsibility for things to responsibility for actions, from responsibility for choices to responsibility for younger siblings-that children can relate to.
They provide a simple, practical program-with enjoyable exercises, games, and activities-that you can use to teach your children these important concepts.
Written by parents for parents, "Teaching Your Children Responsibility" will help you give your children the tools they need to thrive in today's challenging world-and help them grow up to be happy, fulfilled adults.

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Contents

RESPONSIBILITY TO PARENTS
11
RESPONSIBILITY TO SOCIETY
61
RESPONSIBILITY TO SELF
95
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LINDA AND RICHARD EYRE'S Teaching Your Children Values if the first parenting book to reach the #1 spot on the New York Times Book Review bestseller list since Dr. Benjamin Spock's Baby and Child Care.

RICHARD, a Havard-trained management consultant, and LINDA, a musician and teacher, have advocated strong families and balanced life styles in major national media ranging from "Oprah" and "Donahue" to "The 700 Club" and from The Washington Post to USA Today, as well as through their international parent's cooperative organization, HOMEBASE, and as the hosts of the national cable TV show "Families Are Forever."

The Eyres, who were named by President Reagan during the 1980s to direct the White House Conference on Children and Parents, live with their nine children in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Washington, D.C.

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