How to Unspoil Your Child Fast: A Speedy, Complete Guide to Contented Children and Happy Parents

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Sourcebooks, Inc., Sep 1, 2010 - Family & Relationships - 256 pages
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You don't have to say yes to prove that you love them.

"Describes helpful, pertinent, and loving ways to correct spoiled behavior before it becomes a serious problem."
-ParentWorld

Nearly 95% of parents feel like they are overindulging their children, but feel powerless to stopping themselves.

How to Unspoil Your Child Fast offers a straightforward and practical solution to fixing and preventing the problems of spoiling your children and offers concrete tips, simple strategies, and easy action steps for reversing the effects almost immediately. Feel more confident, competent, and parent more consistently while instilling character and self-reliance in your children today.

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"Wonderful, trenchant, and desperately needed."

"Short, sweet and to the point for those of us who don't have time to waste."

"Truly sensible and useful."

"Although my daughters like being doted on, they think I parent better...when I utilize many of Dr. Bromfield's suggestions. I highly recommend this book."

"A snappy read, so you can't claim you don't have time. And the method's simple, so you can't pretend you aren't qualified to use it."
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How to Unspoil Your Child Fast: A Speedy, Complete Guide to Contented Children and Happy Parents

User Review  - Julianne J. Smith - Book Verdict

Are you being held hostage by a brat the size of a yardstick? Psychologist Bromfield writes that for 30 years he has "heard and seen the stress, misery, annoyance, and inconvenience of spoiled ... Read full review

Contents

1 Admit It
1
2 Commit
9
3 Level the Playing Field
15
4 Stop the Nonsense
23
5 Grab Their Attention
35
6 Shock and Awe Them
41
7 Keep Shocking
49
8 Parent Em Where It Hurts
55
17 Buy Less
133
18 Develop Real Winners
145
19 Work Them
151
20 Unspoil in Public
161
21 Unspoil Yourself
169
22 Promote SelfSufficiency
177
23 Make Room for Amends
187
24 Collaborate
197

9 Establish End Stops
65
10 Exercise Discipline
75
11 Stop Explaining Yourself
83
12 Take Back the Power
91
13 Overcome Blind Spots
97
14 Hold Your Ground
107
15 Allow for Natural Consequences
115
16 Refuse to Deal
125
25 Give and Take Thanks
205
26 Claim Your Rights
211
27 Take a Bow
217
An Afterword of Caution
221
Also by Richard Bromfield
223
About the Author
225
Back Cover
226
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About the author (2010)

Richard Bromfield, PhD, is a graduate of Bowdoin College and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A faculty member of Harvard Medical School, he writes about children, psychotherapy, and family life in both professional and popular periodicals. He is in private practice in Boston, Massachusetts.

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