CHFM: Child & Family

CHFM 140: Parenting Young Children

CHFM 140: Parenting Young Children
$25.00
It's true that children do not come with instructions, but there is help in this fine handbook. "Parenting Young Children" gives parents the tools to tackle the special challenges of parenting infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Packed with real-life examples and practical guidance for parents and families on such issues as anger, bedtime, bullies, crying, discipline, fears, lying, nightmares, social development, tantrums and much more.
This practical guide for parents is one of the most widely used and earliest of all parenting programs. Topics covered in this handbook gives parents the tools to tackle the special challenges of parenting infants, toddlers and preschoolers. The book suggests a consistent, positive and democratic approach to parenting based on a program called STEP Systematic Training for Effective Parenting.
The book provides: a look at the long-term goals of parentinginformation on how young children think, feel, and actskills that can increase your enjoyment and effectiveness as a parentskills that can develop your child s self-esteem and confidencesupport for yourself as a parent and as a personeffective ways to teach cooperation and discipline
The principles and skills in" Parenting Young Children" can help you feel more confident in your parenting role. This book can be your partner as you work to build healthy patterns of belief and behavior in your young child patterns that can form the foundation for a lifetime of positive growth.
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9780979554230
Publication Date: 
2008-01-01
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Step Publishers

CHFM 141: Parent's Handbook

CHFM 141: Parent's Handbook
$14.99

One of the country's most popular parenting guides. Helps parents meet the challenges of raising a family today. "The Parent's Handbook" shows parents how they can become more knowledgeable, confident and successful in relating to their children. Discusses misbehavior, communication, encouragement, natural and logical consequences, family meetings, drug and alcohol abuse prevention.
The STEP approach to parenting is based on the belief that every child and every parent has equal human worth and dignity. All are entitled to mutual respect. The system of discipline taught in STEP stresses this type of relationship. The authors believe that parents should provide opportunities for children to make decisions, within limits, allowing children to be responsible for their decisions.
Other skills that are taught: identifying the four goals of misbehaviorunderstanding beliefs and feelingsencouraging your child and yourselfreflective listening and I messageshelping children cooperatediscipline that makes sense


Each chapter has activities titled This Week, Just for You and For Your Family . When you study and apply the STEP ideas, you are on your way to becoming a more effective parent, building a happy home.

There is a Spanish edition of this book available: "Guia para los padres.""

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9780979554209
Publication Date: 
2007-08-01
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Step Publishers

CHFM 142: Parenting Teenagers

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$16.99
Parents know the challenges of raising teenagers. This popular STEP (Systematic Training for Effective Parenting) guide is filled with easy-to-understand-and-apply skills that helps parents connect with teens and deal with their "issues." From the STEP/teen program, with practical guidance on social pressure, dating, grades, career plans, and alcohol, tobacco, and drug abuse prevention. This handbook is an excellent choice for parents who want to improve their relationship with teens.
The authors believe that the rewards of parenting teenagers can far outweigh the challenges. With skills and understanding, you can guide your teen to be responsible, cooperative and independent. In doing this, you build a strong, positive relationship with your teenager. Even parents facing serious problems with teens can find more effective ways to get along with and help their teenager.
In this handbook, you will learn how to: Identify the goals of teen misbehavior and how to respondCommunicate respect and encouragementEncourage cooperation and solve problemsUse consequences to build responsibilityHow to decide what to doSupport for yourself as a parent and as a person
Even though many parents believe that because teens are practically adults, parents cannot influence them or improve family relationships. Taking the reasonable steps presented in "Parenting Teenagers" is the beginning of building a positive relationship with your teen."
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9780979554216
Publication Date: 
2007-07-01
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Step Publishers

CHFM 148: Positive Discipline

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$14.95
For twenty-five years, Positive Discipline has been the gold standard reference for grown-ups working with children. Now Jane Nelsen, distinguished psychologist, educator, and mother of seven, has written a revised and expanded edition. The key to positive discipline is not punishment, she tells us, but mutual respect. Nelsen coaches parents and teachers to be both firm and kind, so that any child-from a three-year-old toddler to a rebellious teenager-can learn creative cooperation and self-discipline with no loss of dignity. Inside you'll discover how to

- bridge communication gaps
- defuse power struggles
- avoid the dangers of praise
- enforce your message of love
- build on strengths, not weaknesses
- hold children accountable with their self-respect intact
- teach children not what to think but how to think
- win cooperation at home and at school
- meet the special challenge of teen misbehavior

"It is not easy to improve a classic book, but Jane Nelson has done so in this revised edition. Packed with updated examples that are clear and specific, Positive Discipline shows parents exactly how to focus on solutions while being kind and firm. If you want to enrich your relationship with your children, this is the book for you."
-Sal Severe, author of How to Behave So Your Children Will, Too!

Millions of children have already benefited from the counsel in this wise and warmhearted book, which features dozens of true stories of positive discipline in action. Give your child the tools he or she needs for a well-adjusted life with this proven treasure trove of practical advice.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780345487674
Publication Date: 
2006-05-30
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Ballantine Books

CHFM 160: Parenting w/Love & Logic

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$24.99
This parenting book shows you how to raise self-confident, motivated children who are ready for the real world. Learn how to parent effectively while teaching your children responsibility and growing their character. Establish healthy control through easy-to-implement steps without anger, threats, nagging, or power struggles. Indexed for easy reference.
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9781576839546
Publication Date: 
2006-05-03
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NavPress Publishing Group

Positive Discipline for Preschooler

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$16.95

Completely updated to report the latest research in child development and learning, Positive Discipline for Preschoolers will teach you how to use methods to raise a child who is responsible, respectful, and resourceful.

Caring for young children is one of the most challenging tasks an adult will ever face. No matter how much you love your child, there will be moments filled with frustration, anger, and even desperation. There will also be questions: Why does my four-year-old deliberately lie to me? Why won't my three-year-old listen to me? Should I ever spank my preschooler when she is disobedient? Over the years, millions of parents just like you have come to trust the Positive Discipline series and its commonsense approach to child-rearing.

This revised and updated third edition includes information from the latest research on neurobiology, diet and exercise, gender differences and behavior, the importance of early relationships and parenting, and new approaches to parenting in the age of mass media. In addition, this book offers new information on reducing anxiety and helping children feel safe in troubled times. You'll also find practical solutions for how to:

- Avoid the power struggles that often come with mastering sleeping, eating, and potty training

- See misbehavior as an opportunity to teach nonpunitive discipline--not punishment

- Instill valuable social skills and positive behavior inside and outside the home by using methods that teach important life skills

- Employ family and class meetings to tackle behavorial challenges

- And much, much more!

ISBN/SKU: 
9780307341600
Publication Date: 
2007-03-27
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Harmony

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