Cheap Psychological Tricks for Parents: 62 Sure-Fire Secrets and Solutions for Successful Parenting (Paperback)

62 Sure-Fire Secrets and Solutions for Successful Parenting

By Perry W. Buffington, Jen Singh (Illustrator)

Peachtree Publishers, 9781561452040, 160pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2003

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Description

Sometimes parents need more resources than love, consistency, and patience to successfully navigate kids through childhood and keep themselves sane at the same time. After all, how do you motivate kids to pick up after themselves and to eat their vegetables without nagging?

Psychologist and best-selling author Perry Buffington shows parents how to outsmart their kids and keep a measure of control in the household using tricks and techniques based on current research in the field of behavioral psychology. Using the professional wisdom and effective shortcuts in the book, parents can learn how to:

-- quickly and effectively toilet train little boys

-- manage children's nightmares

-- improve a child's self control, memory, and coordination

-- help your child improve academic performance and quell school-related anxieties

Written in down-to-earth language, here is an arsenal of practical methods parents can use to improve their kids' socialization, motivate them to behave better, and encourage them to reach their potential.

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