This book addresses the void in father-oriented parenting material by offering, from a father's point of view, practical, thoughtful, and inspiring solutions to help single parents and their children be more effective, productive, and content. The book's chapters are: (1) qDedication Comes First, q covering such topics as how parents view themselves as single parents, learning to be dedicated, and setting goals; (2) qEffective Communication, q addressing techniques to create and maintain open dialogue; (3) qCoping, q with topics such as the inevitable struggle, finding support, the family myth, and dealing with stress; (4) qFamily Finances, q including instilling a sense of value of money in children; (5) qChild Care, q including how not to lose the help of a family member; (6)qTeaching Discipline: Obedience to Rules, q covering four elements of discipline, corporal punishment, and styles of parental control; (7) qBuilding Responsibility: Being Accountable, q discussing teaching children important values; (8) qTime to Eat, q covering meal preparation; and (9) qWhere's Your Level of Happiness?, q discussing important issues of single parenting. (EV)The Essay Lesson also improved J.J.a#39;s grammar, syntax, punctuation, and spelling skills, because I insisted that he arrange ... Lesson requires extra parental patience, but ita#39;s effective in helping the child learn the importance of following rules.
|Publisher||:||Bang! Press - 1998-01-01|