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How to say it to your kids ; the right words to solve problems, soothe feelings & teach values/ Dr. Paul Coleman.

Coleman, Paul W. (Author).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0130308846
  • ISBN: 0735201773 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780735201774 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: viii, 374 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Paramus, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c2000.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-363) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Smart talk: the six ways we speak to our kids -- Adoption -- Angry child -- Apologies -- Arguments between two adults -- Bed-wetting -- Bossy or domineering child -- Bullies -- Cheating -- Chores -- Conversation, initiating -- Dawdling -- Death of an adult family member -- Death of a sibling -- Death of a pet -- Dying child, comforting the -- Defiance and disrespect -- Divorce: telling the children -- Divorce: introducing your child to your new partner -- Divorce: saying good-bye after a visit -- Divorce: when one parent abandons the children -- Divorce and feelings about the new stepparent -- Drugs and alcohol -- Eat your vegetables! Clean your room! -- Embarrasses you in public -- Empathy and emotional intelligence, fostering -- Estrangement from extended family -- Family meetings -- Family obligations, explaining -- Fears at nighttime -- Fears of animals and insects -- Fears of harm or injury -- Forgiveness, teaching -- God: common questions -- God: prayer -- God: "I don't want to go to church" -- Gratitude -- Hitting -- HIV/AIDS -- Home alone/Latchkey kids -- Homesickness -- Internet concerns -- Jealousy -- Little white lies: "Why did you lie about Santa Claus?" -- Lying -- Manipulative behavior ("But Mom said I could!") -- Medical: shots, blood tests, and dental procedures -- Medical: hospitalization -- Medical: when a child has a chronic illness -- Medical: when a parent has a serious physical illness -- Medical: When a parent has a serious physical illness -- Money and allowance -- Money: finances are tight/explaining loss of job -- Moving -- Nagging -- New baby -- New stepsibling -- Optimism, increasing -- Parental emotional problems: depression, fears, compulsions -- Parental emotional problems: addictions and bad temper -- Peer pressure -- Perfectionism -- Perseverance -- Pets -- Physical appearance, concerns about -- Puppy love -- Quarreling with siblings -- Refusing lessons -- Refusing to talk -- Running away from home -- Saying "I love you" -- School: attending a new school -- School: "My teacher is mean!" -- School: homework hassles -- School: "I'm afraid to ask questions in class!" -- School: poor report card -- School: rejected by classmates -- School safety concerns -- Self-confidence, improving -- Self-critical child -- Sexuality and reproduction -- Sex play with other children -- Sex: child reading adult magazines -- Sex: child walks in on you and your mate -- Sexual abstinence, promoting -- Sexual abuse: alerting your child -- Sexual abuse: after it happens -- Sharing -- Shyness -- Sportsmanship -- Stealing -- Strangers -- Swearing -- Tattling -- Teased, being -- Trading cards and mild gambling -- Trauma from an accident or natural disaster -- Violence and sexual material in television and movies -- Whiny and demanding child -- Working parent (when you used to stay at home) -- Worried child -- When you say it right (but things still go wrong): ten winning tips for troubleshooters.
Summary, etc.: Here are wise comments and effective come-backs to help today's busy and beleaguered parents answer questions, encourage dialogue, explore feelings and teach values. the author uses a mnemonic tool to communicate in six fundamental ways to children covering all issues of concern.
Subject: Parent and child.
Communication in the family.

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