I Refuse to Raise a Brat

Author:   Marilu Henner
Publisher:   HarperCollins Publishers Inc
ISBN:  

9780060987305


Pages:   224
Publication Date:   03 October 2000
Format:   Paperback
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Parents often confuse love with overindulgence, afraid to subject their children to a moment of frustration or deprive them of anything they might desire. But in order to become resilient and responsible adults, children must learn that they can't always get their way. Since motherhood is now her most important role, beloved actress Marilu Henner has often turned to Dr. Ruth Velikovsky Sharon, a highly respected psychoanalyst, for advice on raising her own children. This practical, accessible guidebook that they've compiled together shows parents how to: Establish parent-child contracts and effective methods of discipline Handle temper tantrums, bedtime issues, sibling rivalry, lying, and much more Help their children tolerate frustration and become comfortable with difficult feelings Filled with dozens of real-life questions, practical advice, and humorous anecdotes, I Refuse to Raise a Brat is a witty and useful resource to help parents raise secure and self-reliant children.

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Author:   Marilu Henner
Publisher:   HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Imprint:   HarperPaperbacks
Dimensions:   Width: 18.80cm , Height: 1.60cm , Length: 23.30cm
Weight:   0.408kg
ISBN:  

9780060987305


ISBN 10:   0060987308
Pages:   224
Publication Date:   03 October 2000
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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?An exceptional and exquisite blend of parenting advice and personal moments that finally gives parents permission to parent. -- Dr. Ruth Peters, author of Don't Be A afraid to Discipline I Refuse to Raise a Brat gives voice to a growing national concern: how to raise decent kids in an ?I'm number one' world. Dr. Ron Taffel, author of Parenting, by Heart Some of the most important values parents can teach are independence, discipline, and delayed gratification. By overindulging our children, we work against all three. This book will help you find the balance between what you give your children and what you expect from them. -- Linda and Richard Eyre, authors of Teaching Your Children Values


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Marilu Henner is well known for her roles in Taxi and Evening Shade and her participation in The Celebrity Apprentice. She is the author of two other New York Times bestselling books, Marilu Henner's Total Health Makeover and Healthy Life Kitchen. She lives in Los Angeles. Ruth Velikovsky Sharon, Ph.D., is a psychoanalyst in private practice in New York City. She cohosts a weekly radio show, The Couch, with her son, Rafael. Her father, Dr. Immanuel Velikovsky, was a colleague of Sigmund Freud.

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