|| I love my child, but parenting is hard.As a child psychologist with over twenty years of experience with families, Todd Cartmell knows what works in parenting-and what doesn't. Here he gives eight simple tools you need to raise great kids and build a close, loving, and sturdy family. Practical and illustrated with real-life examples, 8 Simple Tools is packed with parenting tips, like how to:Listen well and respond wiselyUse affirmation to influence your childDevelop a nurturing home culture Correct behavior in lasting waysDesigned with busy parents in mind, 8 Simple Tools breaks each tool into five short chapters, perfect for when you only have a second. Plus, each chapter ends with a practical "Tip" section that summarizes the main point and helps you apply it right away. Employ all eight tools in your parenting and watch your child flourish and your family thrive.