Laying Down the Law
The 25 Laws of Parenting to Keep your Kids on Track, Out of Trouble, and (pretty Much) Under ControlBook - 2002
Dr. Peters lays down the law25 of them to be exactin this no-nonsense playbook for keeping (or restoring) order in your home. With nearly three decades of family counseling experience to draw upon, Dr. Peters has seen it allfrom unruly kids to out-of-control teens. She shares real stories that demonstrate the profound, positive effects that her methods have had in families across America. Her firm but entertaining approach addresses parents most important problems and their most common mistakes, showing them how to set and enforce loving laws of discipline and respect.Dr. Peters gives parents the tools to prioritize and enforce the rules and values that are most important to them. The laws give parents permission to parent by encouraging them to trust their judgmentand act decisively. For parents who fall into patterns of futile nagging without results, Dr. Peters explains the need for, and her proven method to enforce, catastrophic consequences when the code of values is violated. The bottom line is a better-behaved, better-adjusted kid.With shelves full of bland parenting guidebooks to choose from, parents and caregivers alike will find Dr. Peterss national reputation, no-nonsense attitude, and home-tested, results-oriented advice both refreshing and reassuring.
Publisher: [Emmaus, Pa.] : Rodale, c2002
Branch Call Number: 649.1 Pet
Characteristics: ix, 230 p