How to Get Kids to do What You Want: The Power and Promise of Solution - Focused Parenting

How to Get Kids to do What You Want: The Power and Promise of Solution - Focused Parenting

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How to Get Kids to do What You Want: The Power and Promise of Solution - Focused Parenting

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Book Type Paperback
ISBN 9780893343620
Author Bill Crawford
Publisher Green Dragon Books
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What is ‘solution-focused’ parenting, and how can it help you get your kids to do what you want? In other words, why should you read this book? The purpose of this book is simply to help you become more powerful and influential in the life of your child. Sound appealing? The approach is designed to help you focus your time and energy on teaching your kids what you want them to learn. In addition to helping you conserve and best utilize your time and energy, the solution-focused approach is also designed to minimize your child’s resistance to hearing and learning from what you have to say.

This book isn’t about a miracle cure or magic potion that will turn your kids into little beings that hang on your every word, and live to do your bidding. It is simply a model for interacting with them in a way that:

-Keeps you from getting caught in a power struggle that puts you at odds with children
-Shows you how to tap into your children’s internal motivation to hear what you have to say as valuable
-Reinforces the values and qualities that you want them to have as adults

This book goes a long way to establishing the sort of relationship where children actually hear what their parents are saying, and even look to them for help and guidance!

What readers are saying

[How to Get Kids to Do What You Want] is funny, practical, and hopeful. It is as valuable to teachers as well as to parents. It turned the atmosphere of my household from negative to positive. I am telling everyone I know! —R. O., CO.

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Book Type Paperback
ISBN 9780893343620
Author Bill Crawford
Publisher Green Dragon Books
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This may be only book on parenting that you'll ever need!
It is funny, practical, and hopeful. It is as valuable to teachers as well as to parents. It turned the atmosphere of my household from negative to positive. I am telling everyone I know! Review by Mary O. / (Posted on 6/23/2017)

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