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Coloroso urges parents to teach children to take responsibility for their actions.
Copyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
Coloroso says that there are three types of parents--Jellyfish, Brickwall, and Backbone. The first two muck it up royally by being too wishy-washy or too firm. The parent with a backbone, however, can be stern when necessary and provide structure yet have the flexibility that children and families need. Coloroso applies these models to a variety of parenting situations, from toilet training to curfew setting. Like the Cosby show, it looks and sounds so easy when the script is already written, but there are plenty of good ideas here for keeping parents' sanity intact. Portions of the book are taken directly from the author's excellent video Winning at Parenting as well as from her popular lecture series. Denise Perry Donavin --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.See all Product Description
I read this many years ago and lost it so, I bought again, great read. I work with ADD kids and Adults, it gives good building blocks for assisting parents with difficult kids. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Robert Bray
I started reading and listening to Barbara Coloroso when my children were in school. I am re-reading now that I have grandchildren. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Elizabeth M. Madsen
Cannot recommend this book highly enough for anyone who wants to be a better parent. Wish I would have known about it sooner, but very happy to have it now. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Katherine
I used this book to help me raise our son, as I didn't have good role models growing up. It is amazing. Very respectful ways of raising your children.Published 15 months ago by Martha Hills
This lady knows her stuff. It is our parenting Bible. It makes sense and can be applied to any child in any situation, home, classroom, summer camps etc.Published 20 months ago by Tara Treash
I bought this book when my daughter and son-in-law were expecting their baby and 3-1/2 years later they are wonderful parents -- Barbara Coloroso is well known speaker and still... Read morePublished 20 months ago by PJ
If every parent would read her book and follow her real life / logical advice on encouraging our children to learn discipline with our guidance without getting angry, frustrated -... Read morePublished 22 months ago by val moreau
I love that this book is about educating children and leaving both their and your dignity intact. The goal is to raise Resilient, Responsible and Compassionate Kids. Read morePublished on Oct. 8 2013 by Oreosncream