8 simple tools for raising great kids

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8 Simple Tools For Raising Great Kids

Author : Dr. Todd Cartmell
ISBN : 9780802493750
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Finally, a practical book for busy parents! Whether you find parenting intuitive or impossible, we could all use a hand here and there. And we could use it quick! In 8 Simple Tools, child psychologist and father Todd Cartmell walks you through the nuts and bolts of healthy, effective parenting. Using examples from his home and 20 years of professional practice, Todd gives eight essential and practical tools to help you: Listen well and respond wisely Use affirmation to influence your child Develop a nurturing home culture Correct behavior in lasting ways Maintain a healthy relationship with your child Designed with busy parents in mind, 8 Simple Tools breaks each tool into five short chapters, perfect for when you only have a second. Plus, each chapter ends with a practical “Tip” section that summarizes the main point and helps you apply it right away. Use even half of the tools in your parenting, and your family dynamics will thrive. Your relationship will be built on love and trust, providing you with fertile ground for planting God’s wisdom in your child's heart and, ultimately, seeing your child flourish.

8 Great Smarts

Author : Kathy Koch, PhD
ISBN : 9780802493576
Genre : Religion
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Your child is smart, but does he or she believe it? "Smart" is a power word. Children who believe they’re smart excel more in school and approach life with greater confidence. But children who don’t can struggle to apply themselves. Do you wish your child could see how smart he or she is? Find hope in 8 Great Smarts. You’ll be empowered and equipped with new language and creative ideas for how to: Accept and affirm your child’s unique smarts Motivate your child to learn and study with all 8 smarts Reawaken any "paralyzed" smarts Redirect misbehavior in new, constructive ways Guide your child spiritually, relationally, and to a good career fit Dr. Kathy Koch loves seeing children flourish and helping parents make it happen—and it’s never too late to start. Now is the time to help your child be all that God designed him or her to be. For children of all ages, this application of the theory of multiple intelligences is a revised edition of How Am I Smart?

Quick Tips For Busy Families

Author : Jay Payleitner
ISBN : 9781441230928
Genre : Religion
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Ingenious Parenting Shortcuts Every Mom and Dad Should Know Parenting can be hard work, and our lives continue to get busier and busier. Is it possible to lighten the load but still raise great kids? From his experiences as a dad as well as interacting with countless other parents, Jay Payleitner has gathered scores of secrets worth passing along--simple things veteran moms and dads have learned over the years. Things as simple as passing along truths during TV commercials. Or connecting with your children as you tuck them in at night. Or learning how to laugh over spilt milk. Some of the ideas are old-school secrets that were passed from one generation to the next; others deal with issues that would have never crossed Grandma and Grandpa's minds. All of them are easy to implement. This book is designed for a quick, breezy reading experience, letting parents pick and choose those ideas that will make their lives easier, their kids happier, and their futures even brighter.

10 Things Great Dads Do

Author : Rick Johnson
ISBN : 9781441228192
Genre : Religion
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Great dads raise great kids who tend to be happier, healthier, and more successful in life. But men sometimes struggle with how to go about being that great dad, especially if their own fathers were not positive role models. Fathering expert Rick Johnson offers men ten practical strategies to become the dads they want to be. He helps dads - help their kids find the humor in life - surround their family with healthy friends and role models - communicate clearly with their children - "brand" their families with memorable sayings and traditions - help their kids develop self-esteem and respect for others - be a gatekeeper when it comes to their kids' social circle - and set reachable goals for themselves and their children Every father can be a great dad. This clear and to-the-point book gives them the tools they need to do it well.

Respectful Kids

Author : Todd Cartmell
ISBN : 1576839842
Genre : Religion
File Size : 87. 3 MB
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Praise is something we are, not something we do. Musician David Crowder redefines our perspective of God and helps us develop a habit of praising Him by reflecting on targeted psalms from The Message//REMIX. Ideal for teens and those who love the beauty and music of the Psalms.

What Great Parents Do

Author : Erica Reischer
ISBN : 9781101992371
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 88. 72 MB
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A golden rule book to parenting best practices, What Great Parents Do concisely presents key strategies to help parents reshape kids' challenging behaviors, create strong family bonds, and guide children toward becoming happy, kind, responsible adults. What Great Parents Do is an everything-you-need-to-know road map for parenting that you will consult again and again. Psychologist Erica Reischer draws on research in child development and cognitive science to distill the best information about parenting today into bite-size pieces with real examples, useful tips, and tools and techniques that parents can apply right away. This book will show you how to do what great parents do so well, including: - Great parents start with empathy - Great parents accept their kids just as they are - Great parents avoid power struggles - Great parents see the goal of discipline as learning, not punishment - Great parents know they aren't perfect A toolbox of the most effective parenting strategies, What Great Parents Do is accessible, actionable, and easy to follow. From the Trade Paperback edition.

8 Simple Rules For Dating My Teenage Daughter

Author : W. Bruce Cameron
ISBN : 9780761126331
Genre : Family & Relationships
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A humorous guide to help fathers survive the trials of female adolescence offers tongue-in-cheek advice on topics such as the telephone, food, parties, chores, learning to drive, the first job, and boyfriends.

Raising Great Parents

Author : Doone Estey
ISBN : 9781927483749
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 37. 12 MB
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Raising Great Parents shows parents how to define long-range goals for their family and then reach those goals through LRB -- love, respect, and belief -- creating an atmosphere and a set of principles that together move parenting past power struggles over getting out the door in the morning and into bed at night. Full of real-life examples, this comprehensive book covers such topics as: Your Attitude Makeover: Parenting with Love, Respect, and Belief "I Said Turn Off the TV": From Power Plays to Collaboration It's Your Default: Why Parents Act the Way They Do Ain't Misbehavin': Why Kids Act the Way They Do Stop Flogging a Dead Horse: Why Punishment Is Self-Defeating And the book helps parents dial back competitive expectations for their children -- and themselves -- by learning how to: Truly listen to their kids Encourage, rather than judge, their kids Transcend bribery and threats so they and their children can become a team of collaborators who enjoy one another in the midst of the joys and trials of life as they all grow together Raising Great Parents includes a before and after parenting self-assessment and numerous exercises focused on specific parenting challenges.

Better Together

Author : Jill Savage
ISBN : 9780802493569
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 65. 29 MB
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Being a mom is hard, but it doesn’t have to be lonely. Are you trying to do this mothering thing alone? So focused on the kids that you’re hungry for friendships of your own? Have good friendships, but you want to enjoy them more? Jill Savage, mother of five, knows those challenges well, and she’s here to help. Presenting a compelling vision of motherhood as a group effort, Better Together shows how you can: Combat isolation and enjoy a supportive mothering community Increase your social confidence and stop the comparison game Deepen your friendships as you share life with others Strengthen trust and build friendships without fear Increase your joy and thrive as a mom All these things are possible. Dive into this storehouse of creative ideas for how to make mothering easier, richer, and more fun than you ever thought it could be.

Be The Dad She Needs You To Be

Author : Kevin Leman
ISBN : 9780529103031
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 90. 83 MB
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A call to dads to step up to the plate to become the loving, actively engaged father that a daughter needs for life and relational success. The relationship that matters most to your daughter isn't the one with her mother—it's the one with you, Dad. Her self-esteem, choices, behavior, character, and even her ideas about or choice of a marriage partner are all directly tied to you, as the most important representative to her of the male species. In Be the Dad She Needs You to Be Dr. Kevin Leman, internationally-known psychologist, New York Times best-selling author, and father of four daughters, will show you not only how to get the fathering job done and done well, but also how to: Make each daughter feel unique, special, and valued Discipline the right way . . . when it's needed Talk turkey about what guys are really thinking Keep the critical eye at bay Wave the truce flag when females turn your family room into a battleground Set your daughter up for life and relational success With some effort on your part (and very few dollars), you can gain the kind of relationship you dream of with your daughter—one based on mutual love and respect. The simple yet profound suggestions will transform you into the kind of man your daughter needs . . . for a lifetime.

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