Cheap Psychological Tricks for Parents: 62 Sure-Fire Secrets and Solutions for Successful Parenting

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Peachtree, 2003 - Family & Relationships - 180 pages
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Over sixty effective child-rearing tricks and techniques that your mother and your pediatrician never told you about!
Sometimes parents need more resources than love, consistency, and patience to successfully navigate kids through childhood and keep themselves sane at the same time. After all, how do you motivate kids to pick up after themselves and to eat their vegetables without nagging?
Psychologist and best-selling author Perry Buffington shows parents how to outsmart their kids and keep a measure of control in the household using tricks and techniques based on current research in the field of behavioral psychology. Using the professional wisdom and effective shortcuts in the book, parents can learn how to:
quickly and effectively toilet train little boys
manage children's nightmares
improve a child's self control, memory, and coordination
help your child improve academic performance and quell school-related anxieties
Written in down-to-earth language, here is an arsenal of practical methods parents can use to improve their kids' socialization, motivate them to behave better, and encourage them to reach their potential.

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Perry Buffington, Ph.D. is a psychologist, author, lecturer, and media personality. His Cheap Psychological Tricks column is syndicated on the radio through Big River Radio and in print through Universal Press Syndicate. Buffington is the author of more than 200 articles and numerous books, including Cheap Psychological Tricks; Cheap Psychological.

Jen Singh illustrated It Can't Be Done, Nellie Bly!, Cheap Psychological Tricks for Lovers and Cheap Psychological Tricks for Parents. She grew up in St. Joseph, Michigan, and studied illustration at Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids. After graduation, she moved to Atlanta, where she has worked as an artist ever since. She now lives in Decatur, Georgia, with her husband and two cats.

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