"What's our most precious resource? Children. What's the most valuable thing any child can have? A parent who loves and values them and will help them become the best they can be. And where do fathers go for advice on being that kind of parent? Fathers, you say, not mothers? Now that's a tricky one. Not any more it's not. Finally, there is a practical parenting guide for men. Michael Grose has a track record in parenting books and now he has written the one Australian fathers have been waiting for, A Man's Guide to Raising Kids. At last, a book specifically written for men in the 21st century. He demolishes the myths ('Children are not safe around men'- Myth! 'Fathers need to forgive their own fathers before they can be good dads'- Myth! 'Busy dads are bad dads'- Myth!). He provides practical advice that's easy to understand and apply, and covers everything dads need to know. Topics include- Getting discipline right; How to raise both daughters and sons effectively; How their birth order affects your kids and how you should deal with that; Getting involved in their sports; Fathering after divorce or separation; Getting through their adolescence; The role of grandad
Who's in charge? You or your children? Do you find yourself in a constant battle with them? Are you a new parent? Whether you are new to parenting or have been struggling with how to effectively discipline your child, this book is for you. RAISING WELL-BEHAVED KIDS, A SIMPLE GUIDE is a short, simply written book. For parents who don't have the time or the desire to read a lengthy book on the subject, this book is a quick read (40 pages) filled with straightforward advice. RAISING WELL-BEHAVED KIDS will give you valuable tools to help you raise your child to be a caring, respectful and responsible adult. This book gives examples of situations you may find yourself in and guides you with ways to respond. Learn why children not only need rules and limits, but why deep down they really want them. As you teach your child what is acceptable behavior and what isn't, you become your child's most important teacher.
Raising a child is probably the most fulfilling thing you will ever do...and also the most frustrating, nerve-wracking, and gut-wrenching. With all the plans and dreams you have for your children, there are bound to be dashed hopes, unrealized goals, and unmet expectations along the way. Negative emotions, including anger, disappointment, and frustration may arise within you, and you may find yourself feeling less and less emotionally connected with your children. Introducing The Connection Cycle, the revolutionary new parenting program that will help you deal with your feelings and respond to your children in a way that will allow you to create and maintain your emotional connection, from toddlers to teens, and into adulthood. After all, maintaining your emotional connection with your children is top priority in my book!"
A moving story - which has already touched more than seven million through a viral video created by the Whittington family - Raising Ryland is a mother's first-hand account as she makes the emotional choice to embrace her transgender child through his transition.
These three hardcover books comprise Judy Freeman's acclaimed Books Kids Will Sit Still For series. They recommend and describe thousands of exemplary children's books for grades Pre-K to 6, serving as an indispensable source of innovative and inspirational ideas for reading aloud, booktalking, book discussion, readers theatre, creative drama, storytelling, poetry, writing, library skills, and other literature-based teaching across the curriculum.