How to Say 'No' and Mean It: Survival skills for parents

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9780007148691: How to Say 'No' and Mean It: Survival skills for parents

Karen Sullivan, TV parenting troubleshooter, offers strategies that really work for parents and uses typical scenarios that parents will recognise in this book where she outlines a new approach to discipline which empowers children to make the right choices about behaviour as well as create the type of family dynamic that every parent longs for.

This authoritative guide outlines a new approach to discipline based on encouraging self-respect in kids, leading to natural and permanent behaviour changes.

This discipline system is based on educating children to make the right choices about behaviour themselves, rather then being told what to do.

In an easy-to-use A–Z format, this book introduces real life situations and simple tips for each different scenario.

– how to stop children arguing and whining
– how to encourage children to help in the home
– how to handle misbehaviour in public
– how to deal with testing and manipulation
– how to teach good manners

Karen Sullivan coaches a teen boys’ football team and uses a ‘red card’ discipline system when she works with children. This is outlined in the book

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'Discipline with confidence – Keep stress levels down – Encourage mutual respect – Create happy, confident children'

Karen Sullivan has developed a new approach to discipline that will empower your children to make the right choices about their behavior.

Karen clearly explains the basics of effective, positive discipline and her book includes a comprehensive A-Z troubleshooting guide. She explores virtually every possible case scenario and offers commonsense techniques and fail-safe solutions to each situation:

• Stop children arguing and whining
• Encourage children to do their homework and help out in the home
• Handle misbehavior in public
• Discourage sibling rivalry
• Avoid the talk-persuade-argue-hit syndrome
• Deal with testing and manipulation
• Teach good manners

This book is an invaluable tool for parents and child carers alike, whether you read it from cover to cover or simply dip into it to resolve familiar scenarios.

About the Author:

Karen Sullivan is a single mother of two active boys and has written a number of bestselling books that focus on raising healthy, happy children, including Commonsense Healthcare for Children and Kids Under Pressure. As well as her TV work, she writes regularly for several national newspapers and magazines and writes a ‘Kids’ Health’ column for Healthy magazine.

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Sullivan, Karen
Published by Thorsons (2003)
ISBN 10: 0007148690 ISBN 13: 9780007148691
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)

Book Description Thorsons, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0007148690

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