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Mending the Broken Bond : The 90 Day Answer to Developing a Loving Relationship with Your Child - Frank Lawlis

Mending the Broken Bond

The 90 Day Answer to Developing a Loving Relationship with Your Child

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Published: 1st September 2008
For Ages: 18+ years old
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Bestselling author Dr. Frank Lawlis has provided thousands of parents with vital information they needed to confront their children's challenges. With Mending the Broken Bond, he turns his expertise to another important subject: how to recover an emotional bond between parent and child.
Dr. Lawlis leads parents through a ninety-day program of practical steps and action plans toward building - or rebuilding - a positive, loving, and healthy bond with their children. Mending the Broken Bond teaches parents how to:

  • Channel a child's energy
  • Communicate clearly and effectively
  • Learn how and when to forgive
  • Be the role model a child needs
  • Develop empathy as a therapeutic skill to resolve problems . . . and much more.

Whether parents are faced with toddlers throwing temper tantrums, ten-year-olds who prefer videogames to talking, or rebellious teenagers, Dr. Lawlis presents sound solutions to repair relationships and regain a meaningful and lasting connections. Weaving together anecdotes from his practice and his own life with the latest scientific findings on the subject, Dr. Lawlis provides the answer to the biggest question in our lives: How can I love and be loved?

"Dr. Lawlis shows us how to put his remarkable techniques to work, offering families healing and hope--and a life they never thought possible."--Dr. Phil McGraw "Lawlis' reassuring voice and fully-fleshed program, coupled with frequent examples of family success stories, offer effective ideas for disconnected families."--Publisher's Weekly

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Prefacep. xiii
Understanding the Bonds of Lovep. 1
Getting to the Rootsp. 25
Nature versus Nurturep. 51
Natural Healing Powersp. 70
Bonding beyond Wordsp. 92
The "Sour Brain" Phenomenon in Childrenp. 116
Managing Your Child's Roller-Coaster Energyp. 138
Feeling Leads to Healingp. 156
Word Wisep. 178
Forgiveness and Renewalp. 199
Special Issue: Loving the Teenp. 223
The Spirit of Lovep. 244
Epiloguep. 267
Resourcesp. 277
Indexp. 279
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ISBN: 9780452289888
ISBN-10: 0452289882
Audience: General
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 1st September 2008
Publisher: Plume
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 13.4  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.25
Edition Number: 1