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Raising Human Beings : Creating a Collaborative Partnership with Your Child (Reprint): Greene, Ross W., Ph.D.: BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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Raising Human Beings : Creating a Collaborative Partnership with Your Child (Reprint)
Raising Human Beings : Creating a Collaborative Partnership with Your Child (Reprint)
Publisher : Scribner
Published Date : 2017/08
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781476723761

BookWeb Price : US$17.00
Kinokuniya Member price : US$15.30

Availability Status : Available for order from suppliers.
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Language : English

Book Description
Source: ENG
Academic Descriptors: A97242400 A31503241
Academic Level: Extracurricular
Review:
Booklist Reviews 2016 August #1
BookPage Reviews 2016 August
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PW Reviews 2016 June #3

Renowned child psychologist and New York Times bestselling author of Lost at School and The Explosive Child explains how to cultivate a better parent-child relationship while also nurturing empathy, honesty, resilience, and independence.Parents have an important task: figure out who their child is-his or her skills, preferences, beliefs, values, personality traits, goals, and direction-get comfortable with it, and then help them pursue and live a life according to it. Yet parents also want their kids to be independent, but not if they are going to make bad choices. They want to avoid being too overbearing, but not if an apathetic kid is what they have to show for it. They want to have a good relationship with their kids, but not if that means being a pushover. They don't want to scream, but they do want to be heard. Good parenting is about striking the balance between a child's characteristics and a parent's desire to have influence.Dr. Ross Greene "makes a powerful case for rethinking typical approaches to parenting and disciplining children" (The Atlantic). Through his well-known model of solving problems collaboratively, parents can forgo timeout and sticker charts; stop badgering, berating, threatening, and punishing; allow their kids to feel heard and validated; and have influence.From homework to hygiene, curfews, to screen time, Dr. Greene "arms parents with guidelines that are clear, doable, and sure to empower both parents and their children" (Adele Faber, coauthor of How to Talk So Kids Will Listen). Raising Human Beings is "inspirational...a game-changer for parents, teachers, and other caregivers. Its advice is reasonable and empathetic, and readers will feel ready to start creating a better relationship with the children in their lives" (Publishers Weekly, starred review).