Stop the Screaming
How to Turn Angry Conflict with Your Child into Positive Communication
By (author) Carl E. Pickhardt
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Stop the Screaming by Carl E. Pickhardt
Book DescriptionParenting expert Carl E. Pickhardt brings his considerable experience to tackling the most pervasive and difficult problems parents face in childrearing. Whereas many books on family conflict focus on the prickly teenage years, Pickhardt takes the long view and treats a broad range of ages - starting from the early toddler years all the way through college. He empowers parents to turn conflict into an opportunity to engage with their children on a deeper level. Readers will learn to: - Manage emotion during a fight so that you can hear the feelings behind the vitriol without taking offense. - Give criticism to children in a way that focuses on the behavior and not the person. - Find a hook inside silent tension that will let you connect with your children's feelings and show them a way to empathize with yours. - Consider your children's point of view during a disagreement and teach them to voice their grievances with respect. With a distinctive emphasis on how to distinguish types of conflict dependent on age and gender, Pickhardt shows parents how to turn the daily battles into opportunities for growth. This is a practical guide that helps parents confront difficult issues with which all families grapple.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230606456
(208mm x 137mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 30-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Connected Father, Paperback (June 2007)
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Everything Parent's Guide to the Strong-Willed Child, Paperback (July 2005)» View all books by Carl E. Pickhardt
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Author Biography - Carl E. Pickhardt
CARL E. PICKHARDT is the author of The Connected Father and Future of Your Only Child, and he is a contributing editor to Only Child Magazine. He has a private practice in Austin, Texas where he lives with his family.
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