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Children : the challenge

Author: Rudolf Dreikurs; Vicki Soltz
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Plume, [1990]
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Describes a step-by-step program designed to help parents deal with some of the common problems that occur throughout childhood, from toddler through preteen years.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rudolf Dreikurs; Vicki Soltz
ISBN: 0452266556 9780452266551
OCLC Number: 24952440
Notes: Originally published: New York : Hawthorn Books, ©1964.
Includes index.
Description: x, 335 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Our present dilemma --
Understanding the child --
Encouragement --
The child's mistaken goals --
The fallacy of punishment and reward --
The use of natural and logical consequences --
Be firm without dominating --
Show respect for the child --
Induce respect for order --
Induce respect for the rights of others --
Eliminate criticism and minimize mistakes --
Maintain routine --
Take time for training --
Win co-operation --
Avoid giving undue attention --
Sidestep the struggle for power --
Withdraw from the conflict --
Action! not words --
Don't shoo flies --
Use care in pleasing : have the courage to say "no" --
Avoid that first impulse : do the unexpected --
Refrain from overprotection --
Stimulate independence --
Stay out of fights! --
Be unimpressed by fears --
Mind your own business --
Don't feel sorry --
make requests reasonable and sparse --
Follow through - be consistent --
Put them all in the same boat --
Listen! --
Watch your tone of voice --
Take it easy --
Downgrade "bad" habits --
Have fun together --
Meet the challenge of TV --
Use religion wisely --
Talk with them, not to them --
The family council --
The new principles of child-raising.
Responsibility: Rudolf Dreikurs, with Vicki Soltz.
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Based on a lifetime of experience with children, Dr. Rudolf Dreikurs, one of America's foremost child psychiatrists, presents an easy-to-follow program that teaches parents step-by-step how to cope  Read more...

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