As a parent, you have only a few years to help your children develop responsibility and maturity to navigate a complicated world. So what do you do? Hover over your kids so they never make mistakes? Drill them so they'll do the right thing? Tear your hair out as you wonder if teaching responsibility will ever make a difference?
According to Dr. Foster Cline and Jim Fay, responsibility — like anything else — has to be learned through practice. If you want to raise kids who are self-confident, motivated, and ready for the real world, learn to parent with Love and Logic. Put the fun back into parenting as you establish healthy boundaries without resorting to anger, threats, nagging, or exhausting power struggles! You and your kids will discover that everyone wins as they learn responsibility and solve their own problems. Even Bill and Melinda Gates have found the philosophy of Parenting with Love and Logic an important guide when raising their three children.
Learn how to reel in your own emotions while teaching your children responsibility, establishing boundaries, and growing their character. Establish healthy control through easy-to-implement steps without anger, threats, nagging, or power struggles. Trusted by generations of parents, counselors, and teachers to lovingly raise responsible children, Parenting with Love and Logic includes solutions for dozens of specific topics like tantrums, managing screen time, and getting ready for school, all indexed for easy reference.
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