The parenting classic, now revised with new chapters, checklists, and information about today's most pressing issues regarding our children
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Redheads Have More Fun!Eight-year-old Tim Thorneton had decided he wanted a mom, and a baby sister-a baby sister with red hair .Charlotte Darnelle wanted to make one thing clear-she was not a redhead. She was a strawberry blonde, and any man who thought otherwise was in deep trouble. Needless to say, Matthew Thorneton was…
This bestselling guide rejects "quick-fix" solutions and focuses on helping kids develop their own self-discipline by owning up to their mistakes, thinking through solutions, and correcting their misdeeds while leaving their dignity intact. Barbara Coloroso shows these principles in action through dozens of examples – from sibling rivalry to teenage rebellion; from common misbehaviors to substance abuse and antisocial behavior. She also explains how to parent strong-willed children, effective alternatives to time-outs, bribes, and threats, and how to help kids resolve disputes and serious injustices such as bullying.
Filled with practical suggestions for handling the ordinary and extraordinary tribulations of growing up, kids are worth it! helps you help your children grow into responsible, resilient, resourceful adults – not because you tell them to, but because they want to.