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Parentspeak : what's wrong with how we talk to our children--and what to say instead

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Greenwood PL - Greenwood 649.7 LEH (Text) 36626103820072 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780761181514
  • ISBN: 0761181512
  • Physical Description: print
    276 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Workman Publishing, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 266-270).
Formatted Contents Note: "Good job!" -- "Who's my big boy?" -- "You're so cute!" -- "Give Grandma a kiss!" -- "Be careful!" -- "Can you say 'thank you'?" -- "Share!" -- "Say 'sorry'!" -- "Tickle, tickle, tickle!" -- "You're okay!" -- "Behave yourself!" -- "I said, 'right now'!" -- "Do you want a time-out?" -- "Do you want a spanking?"
Summary, etc.: "Imagine if every time you praise your child with "Good job!" you're actually doing more harm than good, offering meaningless approval instead of actually engaging with your child? Or that insisting "Can you say thank you?" is exactly the wrong way to go about teaching manners? Jennifer Lehr is a smart, funny, fearless writer who takes on "parentspeak" and, in the process, offers a conscious, compassionate approach to parenting"--
Subject: Success in children
Children Conduct of life
Interpersonal communication in children
Child rearing
Child rearing
Children Conduct of life
Interpersonal communication in children
Success in children
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