Pick Up Your Socks . . . And Other Skills Growing Children Need!: A Practical Guide To Raising…

Paperback | January 1, 1990

byElizabeth CraryIllustratorPati Casebolt

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Responsibility...a skill you can teach.

Obedience vs responsibility...what's the difference, why both are important, see Chapter 1.

Building skills...memory, motivation and language, common words to avoid that encourge irresponsible behavior, see Chapter 2.

Child guidance...set reasonable limits, develop effective consequences, utilize humor, see Chapter 3.

Household jobs...find out at what ages do children do 18 common tasks, see Chapter 4.

Schoolwork...ways to help kids with spelling or math, see Chapter 5.

Independent living...ways kids can respond to peer pressure, dealing with anger, become emotionally independent, see Chapter 6.

Putting it all together...develop a plan to deal with persistent problems, resolve differences with your spouse, see Chapter 7.

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Teaching tools and insights for parents to help children learn responsibility. Tips, a "job chart", and expectation guidelines make this an invaluable parental aid

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Responsibility...a skill you can teach.Obedience vs responsibility...what's the difference, why both are important, see Chapter 1.Building skills...memory, motivation and language, common words to avoid that encourge irresponsible behavior, see Chapter 2.Child guidance...set reasonable limits, develop effective consequences, utilize hu...

Elizabeth Crary and her husband are the parents of two children. Ms. Crary also teaches parent education at North Seattle Community College and is a frequently requested speaker for groups of parents and professionals nation wide. She has been a parent ed

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.3 inPublished:January 1, 1990Publisher:Parenting Press

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ISBN - 10:0943990521

ISBN - 13:9780943990521

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Teaching tools and insights for parents to help children learn responsibility. Tips, a "job chart", and expectation guidelines make this an invaluable parental aid