I'll Be The Parent, You Be The Kid: The Hot Button Topics In Parenting by Paul KroppI'll Be The Parent, You Be The Kid: The Hot Button Topics In Parenting by Paul Kropp

I'll Be The Parent, You Be The Kid: The Hot Button Topics In Parenting

byPaul Kropp

Paperback | March 17, 1998

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I'll Be the Parent, You Be the Kid offers the insights parents really need to handle today's controversial parenting challenges.

With the many parenting books available today, it's not surprising many parents are confused by the wide range of methods, styles and quick-fix solutions being suggested. In I'll Be the Parent, You Be the Kid Paul Kropp considers the most difficult issues in parenting using real-life scenarios and offers firm opinions based on the latest research. Drawing on his own experience as an educator and parent, his talks with hundreds of Canadian families and 40 years of reliable parenting research, Paul Kropp tackles such tough topics as:

         discipline and spanking

         sibling rivalry -- what's "normal"?

         how much daycare is good daycare?

         the impact of television on kids and families

         the myth of quality time.
"The book is engagingly written, full of thought-provoking arguments. Paul Kropp, father and former teacher, clearly likes children and he's good at dealing with them. He is also alarmed by current tendencies for parents to abdicate responsibility for teaching their offspring basic values. Many of Kropp's ideas come from his own experi...
Title:I'll Be The Parent, You Be The Kid: The Hot Button Topics In ParentingFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:304 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.56 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6 × 0.56 inPublished:March 17, 1998Publisher:Random House of CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0679309209

ISBN - 13:9780679309208


From Our Editors

Familiar and authoritative, Paul Kropp’s expert parenting advice is a relief to Canadians looking to find the "right" parenting book among the glut of guides available today. Practical and direct, Kropp engages parents with a readable style and open approach to the concerns that make parents often feel it’s impossible to do the right thing! I’ll Be the Parent, You Be the Kid strips it down to the basics, from dealing with the short-comings of day care to the perennial issue of correct discipline, to staying on top of your kids’ education. Kropp, the best-selling author of The Reading Solution and dozens of fiction books for teenagers, is a trusted authority and an often funny, always friendly voice in the confusion.

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Paul Kropp is the author of the national best-selling books The Reading Solution and The School Solution and more than thirty books for children and young adults. His work has been published in Britain and the United States as well as in Canada. Kropp is a teacher and editor and the father of five children.