Children: The Challenge : The Classic Work on Improving Parent-Child Relations–Intelligent, Humane & Eminently Practical (Plume)

Children: The Challenge gives the key to parents who seek to build trust and love in their families, and raise happier, healthier, and better behaved children. Based on a lifetime of experience with childrentheir problems, their delights, their challengesDr. Rudolf Dreikurs, one of America’s foremost child psychiatrists presents an easy to follow program that teaches parents how to cope with the common childhood problems that occur from toddler through preteen years. This warm and reassuring reference helps parents to understand their children’s actions better, giving them the guidance necessary to discipline lovingly and effectively.

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Ryan J. Dejonghe on September 16, 2017 at 4:48 AM.

Old School Parenting: All good except for the bloody nose bit. This book is about old school parenting that works. I’ve read a number of other parenting books that quote CHILDREN: THE CHALLENGE. Being an older book, it is a bit longer than its more modern counterparts, as well as outdated in parts—but it’s still practical in its use today. If you want a faster summary of this book that feels fresh and easy to remember, then try IF I HAVE TO TELL YOU ONE MORE TIME.One of the biggest quotes from this book’s over 300 pages is, “never do for…

Victoria Compton on September 16, 2017 at 5:19 AM.

Old-school but extremely helpful…with one caveat I found that my toddler and I engaged in power struggles on a daily basis. Everyone told me it was normal, but it still didn’t feel comfortable. This book completely solved the struggles in a matter of days, and I can see that the results of our new team-based family dynamic will help us greatly in the years ahead (the teen years come to mind). This book and the ones by Faber and Mazlish really help turn difficult family dynamics into teamwork.One caveat for the book: since it…

Lani Diane Rich on September 16, 2017 at 5:48 AM.

Dramatic results I am typically not a fan of the, “Here’s how to parent,” books, so I resisted this one for a while despite recommendations from people I trust. However, after reading and incorporating the theories into my interactions with my kids, I have to admit – the difference is dramatic, and shocking.But in a good way.Of course, it was written in 1964 and you have to accommodate for that. There are things in the book I don’t agree with, advice given that I would never follow. If a…