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Title:
No more misbehavin' : 38 dissicult behaviors and how to stop them
Author:
Borba, Michele.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xiii, 337 pages ; 22 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780787966171
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Book

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"This will be the only discipline book you'll ever need to raise good kids."
-from the Foreword by Jack Canfield, coauthor, Chicken Soup for the Soul and Chicken Soup for the Parent's Soul

"Michele Borba offers insightful, realistic, and straightforward advice that is sure to get immediate results."
-Editor-in-Chief, Parents Magazine

"A sensitive, thoughtful, eminently practical book that will help parents help their children change behaviors that will improve the child's, and the entire family's, well being and happiness. A wonderful contribution!"
-Alvin Rosenfeld, M.D., child psychiatrist and coauthor, Over-Scheduled Child

Anger, Anxiety, Biting, Bossy, Bullied, Bullying, Chore Wars, Cynical, Defiant, Doesn't Listen, Fighting, Gives Up Easily, Hitting, Homework Battles, Hooked on Rewards, Impulsivity, Intolerant, Lying and Cheating, Materialistic, Mean, Negative Peer Pressure, No Friends, Over-Perfectionism, Poor Sportsmanship, Put-Downs, Rude, Selfish, Sibling Battles, Short Attention Span, Shy, Stealing, Swearing, Talking Back, Tattling, Teased, Temper Tantrums, Whining, Yelling.

Parenting expert Dr. Michele Borba tackles the most common bad behaviors that kids ages 3 to 12 repeat over and over behaviors that drive parents crazy. In this enormously useful, simple-to-use book she shows how to change these behaviors for good. For each negative behavior Dr. Borba offers a series of key tips and guidelines and outlines a step-by-step plan for a customized makeover that really works! Using the steps outlined in No More Misbehavin' will give you the help you need to raise kids with strong values and good character.


Author Notes

Michele Borba, Ed.D. -- internationally renowned consultant and educator -- is the recipient of the National Educator Award and the author of eighteen books. She is a frequent guest expert on television and National Public Radio talk shows including The View, Fox & Friends, and The Parent Table. She is an expert columnist for Oxygen Media, an honorary advisory board member for Parents Magazine, and is quoted in numerous national publications. She lives in Palm Springs, California with her husband and three teenaged sons


Table of Contents

Jack Canfield
Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Forewordp. xi
Part 1 Preparing to Make Changesp. 1
Part 2 Behavior Makeover Basicsp. 7
Part 3 Thirty-Eight Behavior Makeoversp. 17
1 Angerp. 18
2 Anxietyp. 26
3 Bitingp. 33
4 Bossinessp. 40
5 Bulliedp. 47
6 Bullyingp. 56
7 Chore Warsp. 65
8 Cynicismp. 73
9 Defiancep. 80
10 Doesn't Listenp. 88
11 Fightingp. 94
12 Giving Up Easilyp. 102
13 Hittingp. 108
14 Homework Battlesp. 115
15 Hooked on Rewardsp. 122
16 Impulsivityp. 129
17 Intolerancep. 137
18 Lack of Friendsp. 145
19 Lying and Cheatingp. 153
20 Materialisticp. 160
21 Meannessp. 167
22 Negative Peer Pressurep. 175
23 Overperfectionismp. 182
24 Poor Sportsmanshipp. 189
25 Put-Downsp. 197
26 Rudenessp. 204
27 Selfishnessp. 211
28 Short Attention Spanp. 218
29 Shynessp. 225
30 Sibling Battlesp. 232
31 Stealingp. 238
32 Swearingp. 246
33 Talking Backp. 253
34 Tattlingp. 260
35 Teasedp. 267
36 Temper Tantrumsp. 274
37 Whiningp. 282
38 Yellingp. 290
Part 4 How to Use Consequencesp. 297
Part 5 Don't Forget to Tell Your Kids You Love Them!p. 305
Referencesp. 319
About the Authorp. 329
Indexp. 331