Parent to Parent: Practices I Know Work for the Behavior Management of Children and Grandchildren is a result of years of study, experience, experimentation, and observation of parents and children by the author. It is designed as a workbook to be used individually or in a group setting. Principles and practices which are necessary for effective parenting and behavior management are concisely stated. Recommendations for various ages are included which can be effective in various situations. Many specific interventions are included to give parents a choice of options to try. Interventions are recommended for: temper tantrums, lying, back talk, stealing, defiant behavior, verbal defiance, peer pressure, substance abuse, biting, and bullying. An article on a system for getting chores done at home is included which the author developed and used successfully with his three daughters for several years. The "how-to-do-it" recommendations offer straight-forward advice. A psychologist who reviewed the manual stated, "This is what I've been looking for to help parents." For parents and grandparents in a fast-paced society, this manual offers concise, concrete methods and interventions that work. A "Quick-Start Guide" is included which is a concisely stated and ordered synthesis of the material presented.
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