We've seen the enemy, and they're small . . . and unionized. If anyone understands why children behave the way they do, it's internationally known psychologist and New York Times bestselling author Dr. Kevin Leman. Using the 7 principles of reality discipline, this father of five and grandfather of four reveals a practical, action-oriented game plan to - get kids to listen to parents - encourage healthy attitudes and two-way communication - turn off temper tantrums, minimize sibling rivalries, and foil finicky eaters - put parents back in the driver's seat - prompt long-lasting, positive behavior and instill values - rear respectful, well-behaved children who become responsible difference makers in the world Thought-provoking questions at the end of each chapter and Dr. Leman's real-life examples give readers sure-fire techniques for developing a loving, no-nonsense approach for rearing children. With over a million satisfied customers, parents can't go wrong with this classic, perennial bestseller.
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We've seen the enemy, and they're small . . . and unionized. If you're looking for parental direction in today's tumultuous world and your pint-sized treasures often seem to have the upper hand, you're not alone. How can you encourage healthy attitudes, positive behavior, and long-lasting values in children of all ages? Parenting isn't easy, but it's simpler than you think. With Dr. Leman's practical, action-oriented methods, you'll learn how to - Get your kids to listen to you - Use the seven principles of reality discipline to create a win-win every time - Establish values your children will want to emulate - Get your kids to willingly talk to you - Put yourself back in the driver's seat - Rear responsible adults who are difference makers in the world - And much more Want respectful, well-behaved kids who make good choices now and in the long haul? Making Children Mind without Losing Yours , now revised for a new generation of parents and kids, is a simple game plan any parent can follow. Guaranteed. Dr. Kevin Leman is an internationally known psychologist, radio and television personality, speaker, and educator, who has taught and entertained audiences worldwide with his wit and commonsense psychology. The New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of more than 50 books, including The Birth Order Book and Have a New Kid by Friday , Dr. Leman has made thousands of house calls through radio and television programs, such as FOX & Friends , The Real Story , The View , FOX's The Morning Show , Today , Morning in America , CBS's The Early Show , The 700 Club , Focus on the Family , and CNN. A former contributing family psychologist to Good Morning America , Dr. Leman lives with his wife, Sande, in Tucson, Arizona. They have five children and four grandchildren.