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Children's rules for parents
Laser, Michael.
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Perennial Library, [1987]

Physical Description:
vii, 101 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Format :

On Order



Published in time for Mother's and Father's Day, this is a witty collection of rules for parents proving kids still say the darndest things.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. vii
By Way of Introduction ...p. 1
Utopia!p. 2
Turning the Tables: Revenge is Sweetp. 7
Practical Matters
Bedtimep. 11
Choresp. 13
Clothes and Groomingp. 15
Differences of Opinion, Clashes of Willp. 19
Divorce and Separationp. 21
Don't Treat Us Like Kids!!p. 23
Drinking and Drugsp. 25
Encouragement and Lovep. 26
Etiquettep. 27
Family Activities and Time Togetherp. 28
Fightsp. 31
Foodp. 33
Friends, Dating, and Sexp. 37
I Wish ...p. 41
Lessonsp. 43
Money and Other Nice Thingsp. 44
Nagging and Lecturesp. 46
Petsp. 47
Privacy and Dignityp. 49
Punishment, Discipline, and Yellingp. 54
Religion and Ethicsp. 59
School and Homeworkp. 60
Siblingsp. 61
Talking Things Overp. 64
Telephonep. 66
Trust, Responsibilities, and Freedom: Room to Growp. 67
TV, Movies, Musicp. 69
Other Issues
Behavior Modification for Parentsp. 71
Pleas for Justicep. 75
General Tipsp. 79
To Be More Specific ...p. 82
Not So Much to Askp. 85
Say What?p. 87
Serious Requestsp. 89
In Conclusion, Let Me Just Say ...p. 93
Acknowledgmentsp. 95