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How to Handle a Hard-to-Handle Kid

How to Handle a Hard-to-Handle Kid - 99 edition

How to Handle a Hard-to-Handle Kid - 99 edition

ISBN13: 9781575420462

ISBN10: 1575420465

How to Handle a Hard-to-Handle Kid by Edwards - ISBN 9781575420462
Edition: 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
Published: 1999
International: No
How to Handle a Hard-to-Handle Kid by Edwards - ISBN 9781575420462

ISBN13: 9781575420462

ISBN10: 1575420465

Edition: 99

Summary

Clinical child psychologist explains why some children are especially challenging, then spells out clear, specific strategies any parent can use to address & correct problem behaviors with firmness & love. Some children act out, argue, disobey, & throw temper tantrums more often than others. For parents of these high-maintenance kids, this book is a wealth of solid information & sound advice. C. Drew Edwards, Ph.D., has practiced clinical child psychology for 25 years & co-parented two children. Drawing on his vast experience, writing with authority & compassion, he gives parents the tools they need to build positive relationships with their children. First, because understanding is key, he explains why some children are aggressive & disruptive. Then he encourages moms & dads to become Authoritative Parents: balancing nurturing with structure, blending positive & negative feedback, using family problem solving, & helping their children become responsible, competent, & content. Illustrated with real-life examples, this is a book parents will love for the good news it brings: Parenting a hard-to-handle kid isn't impossible. These strategies really work. For parents of children ages 3-12.