The Ten Basic Principles Of Good Parenting (Paperback) - Steinberg, Laurence

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A fundamental guide to raising happy and healthy children covers the principles of adapting a parenting style to match a particular childs needs, establishing a structure and limits, and promoting such qualities as honesty, kindness, and independence. Reprint. 60,000 first printing. *Author: Steinberg, Laurence *Publication Date: 2005/05/01 *Number of Pages: 207 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 0.75 *Width: 5.50 *Height: 8.50

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Publisher Simon & Schuster
Mfg Part# 9780743251167
SKU 39963902
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0743251164
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8.5H x 5.5L x 0.75T
Author Info
Laurence Steinberg
Laurence Steinberg, Ph.D., has been a professor of psychology at Temple University.
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"Steinberg maintains a thoughtful but instructive tone throughout, offering practical suggestions on topics like establishing rules and limits....His slim volume brims with potent messages about the importance and responsibility of good parenting, providing useful guidelines for new parents and a valuable refresher course for veterans."
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Editors Note A fundamental guide to raising happy and healthy children covers the principles of adapting a parenting style to match a particular child's needs, establishing a structure and limits, and promoting such qualities as honesty, kindness, and independence.
Editors Note 1 A fundamental guide to raising happy and healthy children covers the principles of adapting a parenting style to match a particular child's needs, establishing a structure and limits, and promoting such qualities as honesty, kindness, and independence. Reprint. 60,000 first printing.
Editors Note 2 Most parents do a pretty good job of raising kids, says psychologist Laurence Steinberg, but truly effective parenting means not just relying on natural instincts but also on knowing what works and why. In The Ten Basic Principles of Good Parenting, Dr. Steinberg distills decades of research into a parenting book that explains the fundamentals of raising happy, healthy children, giving readers an invaluable map to help them navigate parenthood from infancy to adolescence.Dr. Steinberg found that the basic principles for effective parenting are simple and universal, and apply to all parents and children regardless of background. He explains each principle and shows how to put it into action, using anecdotes and examples: from "What You Do Matters" (parents make an enormous difference; children are not simply the product of their genes) to "Establish Rules and Limits" (how to provide structure in your child's life, and how to handle conflicts over rules) and "Help Foster Your Child's Independence" (help your child think through decisions instead of making them for him or her). Concise and authoritative, written with warmth and compassion, The Ten Basic Principles of Good Parenting is an intelligent guide to raising a happy, healthy child and to becoming a happier, more confident parent in the process.
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Number of Pages 0224
Publisher Simon & Schuster
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