How to Raise Kids You Want to Keep

ISBN: 9781402207457

By: Jerry Day

Published: 10/01/2006

Over 12,000 families have used these proven discipline builders.

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A daily challenge for today’s parents is incorporating positive discipline techniques and practices that put an end to temper tantrums, defiance and meltdowns. Dr. Jerry Day helps parents develop practical methods that teach children a fundamental attribute: how to willingly live under authority. His successful methods are based on four key principles that parents must instill in their relationships with their youngsters: 1. Tolerance and Acceptance 2. Respect and Admiration 3. Fun 4. Communication The clear guidance and real-life success stories that distinguish How to Raise Kids You Want to Keep will help end, once and for all, the constant tug-of-war between parent and child.

About the Author

Jerry R Day EdD

Experience cannot be purchased, learned, or taught. Experience is earned by action. Dr. Jerry R. Day has earned his experience through thirty-seven years of clinical practice with children and their parents. In addition to many years of experience, Dr. Day has received invaluable training as a teacher, school counselor, college professor, and private practice clinician. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from West Texas State University and his doctorate from Oklahoma State University. Dr. Day has enjoyed a thriving clinical practice in Tucson, Arizona, for thirty years. Jerry R. Day, Ed.D., is eminently qualified to teach parents how to raise kids they want to keep.


Table of Contents

Preface: Hints on How to Read This Book for Best Results
Acknowledgments -

Chapter 1: The Secret -
Chapter 2: How to Create a Willingness to Live Under Parental
Authority -
Chapter 3: How to Build a Lasting Relationship with Your Child
Chapter 4: The 30-Second Technique -
Chapter 5: Pillow Talk -
Chapter 6: The Now or Later Technique -
Chapter 7: How to Be a Good Dad in a Mom’s World -
Chapter 8: The More Not Less Technique -
Chapter 9: How to Get Your Parents to Give You Anything You
Want (Within Reason) -
Chapter 10: The Marks Method -
Chapter 11: The Tell a Story Technique -
Chapter 12: The Scarlett O’Hara Technique -
Chapter 13: The Poisoning the Well Technique -
Chapter 14: Raising the ADHD Child -
Chapter 15: Final Thoughts -

Index -
About the Author -


The Secret

It seems like a secret. At least I rarely hear or read about the one thing that is essential to raising kids you want to keep. This book is about the one thing parents must support, ...

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“Drawing on 40 years of experience counseling children and adolescents, Day offers commonsense and highly accessible advice for parents on childrearing. Relying on vignettes of case stud...

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Format: Paperback

Length: 9 in
Width: 6 in
Weight: 15.30 oz
Page Count: 320 pages


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