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Title:
Everyday opportunities for extraordinary parenting
Author:
Conner, Bobbi.
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Publication Information:
Naperville, IL : Sourcebooks, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xiv, 318 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781570716256
Format :
Book

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Central Library HQ769 .C643 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

Every parent can take advantage of everyday opportunities to help a child grow and thrive. Filled with thoughtful advice and easy-to-use ideas, Everyday Opportunities for Extraordinary Parenting gives parents practical tools and creative tips for guiding kids through a happy, healthy childhood.

Nationally recognized parenting expert Bobbi Conner helps parents understand the emotional, intellectual, physical and social context of their children's actions,then offers priceless, everyday opportunities for developing the positive skills every parent wants their children to have.

From encouraging curiosity and creativity to helping kids discover courage, this book covers many of parents' key concerns, including:

--Acquiring problem-solving and decision-making skills
--Finding the spirit of hope and optimism
--Learning communication skills
--Experiencing a sense of responsibility
--Appreciating and expressing humor
--Learning respect for others
--Identifying a unique family identity


Author Notes

Bobbi Conner has been host of the award-winning public radio series, The Parent's Journal, for 15 years. She has conducted more than 1,400 in-depth interviews on topics ranging from birth through the teen years. A mother of two teenagers, Conner is a frequent guest on television and radio programs nationwide. Her program, books and articles have been featured in the Washington Post, Redbook, Parenting, Parade, USA Today, Parents and Woman's Day.


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