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Positive Discipline For Single Parents : Positive Discipline Library - Carol;Erwin, Cheryl;Nelsen, Jane Delzer

Positive Discipline For Single Parents

Positive Discipline Library

Paperback Published: 1st October 1999
ISBN: 9780761520115
Number Of Pages: 256

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A Positive, Proven Approach to Single Parenting
As a single parent in our complex world, you face the challenge of doing alone a job that was meant for two people. In addition, self-doubt and guilt may dampen the joy you experience raising your child. What do you do?
Over the years, millions of parents just like you have come to trust Jane Nelsen's classic POSITIVE DISCIPLINE series for its consistant, commonsense approach to child rearing. In this completely revised and updated edition of "Positive Discipline for Single Parents" you'll learn how to succeed as a single parent in the most important job of your life: raising a child who is responsible, respectful, and resourceful.
Inside this reassuring book, you'll discover how to:
-Identify potential problems and develop skills to prevent them
-Budget time each week for family activities
-Create a respectful coparenting relationship with your former spouse
-Use nonpunitive methods to help your children make wise decisions about their behavior
-And much, much more
"Provides very important information for single parents, especially in today's violent society. Used as a resource, it can help parents deal with discipline issues in a positive way and in turn help their children become responsible citizens."--Judye Foy, international vice president, Community Relations, Parents Without Partners
"Another great resource for both single parents and therapists . . . practical and enjoyable to read. A must for your parenting library."--Stephen Sprinkel, marriage and family therapist

A Positive, Proven Approach to Single Parenting!

Introductionp. ix
Setting the Stage for Single Parentingp. 1
Changing Your Perception of Single Parentingp. 9
Coping with Feelings: Yours and Theirsp. 19
The Fine Art of Communication: Reading the Clues of Energyp. 31
Balancing, Juggling, and Other Single-Parenting Skillsp. 43
Conquering the High Wire: Skills for Creating Balancep. 59
Life with a Single Mom or Dad: Your Relationship with Your Childp. 73
Single Parent Families Aren't "Broken": Practicing Cooperation and Encouragementp. 89
Family Meetings: Making Your Family a Teamp. 103
Understanding Misbehavior: It Isn't Just Because You Are a Single Parent!p. 113
Getting Into Your Child's World: Positive Discipline in Actionp. 127
Nonpunitive Discipline: Effective Tools for Single Parentsp. 139
Beyond Single Parenthood: Taking Care of Youp. 161
Unmarried with Children: Social Life and Significant Othersp. 181
Your Child's Other Parent: After the Divorcep. 199
Creating a Respectful Coparenting Relationshipp. 217
Celebrating Your Familyp. 233
Conclusionp. 249
Indexp. 251
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ISBN: 9780761520115
ISBN-10: 0761520112
Series: Positive Discipline Library
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st October 1999
Publisher: Prima Publishing,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 18.7  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.47
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised