Do you have an aggressive child who talks back or who's stubborn and manipulative? Dr. Leman offers a fail-safe plan to help you transform those "power surges" into positive urges. What if that innate power can be redirected to develop your child's natural talents? Showing how to harness that energy, he reveals why challenging children behave as they do, the role genes and environment play, and tips for grace-based parenting. Well known for using humor mixed with down-to-earth psychology, Dr. Leman encourages parents and explains that all it takes is determination, persistence, willpower, and advice that works.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 272 Vendor: Baker Publication Date: 2013
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches) ISBN: 0800720202 ISBN-13: 9780800720209 Availability: In Stock
Powerful kids don't just happen. They're created. Whether loud and temperamental, quiet and sensitive, or stubborn and manipulative, powerful children can make living with them a challenge. But it doesn't have to be that way. All children need to face the realities of life, and the best place for them to do so is in the safe place of their home.
For all the parents out there at their wits' end, New York Times bestselling author Dr. Kevin Leman offers a fail-safe action plan for redirecting power surges into positive traits that will prepare the powerful child for a successful, happy, productive adult life. Parents will learn how powerful children are created, what makes them tick, what makes them explode, and what they can do to change the power plays . . . for the good of the entire family. All it takes is determination, persistence, willpower, and advice that works--guaranteed.
Dr. Kevin Leman is an internationally known psychologist, radio and television personality, and speaker who has taught and entertained audiences worldwide with his wit and commonsense psychology. He has made house calls through hundreds of radio and television programs, such as Fox & Friends, Fox's The Morning Show, Today, The 700 Club, CBS's The Early Show, James Robison's Life Today, In the Market withJanet Parshall, CNN's American Morning, and Focus on the Family, and has served as a contributing family psychologist to Good Morning America. A bestselling and award-winning author, Dr. Leman has written more than forty books about marriage and family issues, including The Birth Order Book, Making Children Mind without Losing Yours, and Have a New Kid by Friday. Dr. Leman and his wife, Sande, live in Tucson, Arizona. They have five children and two grandchildren.