101 Answers to Your Everyday Challenges and Wildest Worries
Suitable for parents of kids aged 3-13, this book offers advice for dealing with children's difficult behavior and hot button issues including biting, temper tantrums, cheating, bad friends, inappropriate clothing, sex, drugs, and peer pressure.
"Today Show's" Michele Borba's cures for difficult childhood behaviors. In this down-to-earth guide, parenting expert Michele Borba offers advice for dealing with children's difficult behavior and hot button issues including biting, temper tantrums, cheating, bad friends, inappropriate clothing, sex, drugs, peer pressure, and much more. Written for parents of kids age 3-13, this book offers easy-to-implement advice for the most important challenges parents face with kids from toddlers to tweens. It includes immediate solutions to the most common childhood problems and challenges. It is written by "Today Show's" resident parenting expert Michele Borba. It offers clear step-by-step guidance for solving difficult childhood behaviors and family conflicts. It contains a wealth of advice that is easy-to-follow and gets quick results. The Author has written outstanding parenting books including "Building Moral Intelligence", "No More Misbehavin", "Don't Give Me that Attitude", and more. Each of the 101 issues includes clear questions, specific step-by-step solutions, and advice that is age appropriate.
Note to the Reader. Acknowledgments. Introduction: From June Cleaver to Desperate Housewives-How Did We Get Ourselves into This Mess?. The Parents Magazine "Joys of Motherhood Survey": What Mothers Really Feel and Their Advice to Help Us Raise the Next Generation. 101 Tough Problems Parents Face and How to Deal with Them. Part 1: Family. Adopted. Divorce. Middle Child. New Baby. Oldest Child. Only Child. Sibling Rivalry. Twins and Multiples. Youngest Child. Part 2: Behavior. Argues. Back Talk. Biting. Bossy. Brags. Defiant. Demanding. Hooked on Rewards. Impulsive. Indecisive. Swears. Tantrums. Time-Out. Whining. Won't Listen. Yelling. Part 3: Character. Bad Manners. Cheats. Insensitive. Intolerant. Lying. Materialistic. Not Knowing Right from Wrong. Poor Sport. Selfish and Spoiled. Steals. Ungrateful. Part 4: Emotions. Angry. Dependent. Fearful. Grief. Homesick. Perfectionist. Pessimistic. Sensitive. Shy. Separation Anxiety. Stressed. Worried About the World. Part 5: Social Scene. Bad Friends. Bullied. Bullying. Cliques. Clothes and Appearance. Crushes. Disciplining Other Kids. Drinking. Friendship Breakups. Growing Up Too Fast. Peer Pressure. Rejected. Role Models. Sex. Sharing. Steroids. Tattles. Teased. Part 6: School. Day Care. Gives Up. Homework. Leadership. Procrastinates. Organized Sports. Reading. Sick Enough to Stay Home. Teacher Conference. Test Anxiety. Part 7: Special Needs. Attention Deficit. Autism Spectrum Disorder. Depressed. Eating Disorders. Gifted. Learning Disabilities. Overweight. Part 8: Day to Day. Bathroom Battles. Boredom. Chores. Communicating. Disorganized. Money. Moving. Overscheduled. Pets. Picky Eater. Safety. Sleepless. Traveling. Part 9: Electronics. Cell Phone. Cyberbullying. Internet Safety. TV Addiction. Video Games. Notes. About the Author. Index.