Synopses & Reviews
Winner of Child Magazine's Best Parenting Boo of 1991. "An honest look at how children can drive the most loving parent to periodic madness, along with practical suggestions for how to cope."Adele Faber.
From the author of the widely acclaimed Loving Your Child Is Not Enough, a practical, optimistic, and effective course in dealing with the overwhelm ing anger parents sometimes feel towards the children they love so much.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-232) and index.
About the Author
, the founder and director of Parent Guidance Workshops since 1976, presents lectures and workshops to thousands of parents and professionals worldwide.
Catherine Whitney is the author of several nonfiction works of popular psychology, health and personal growth, including The Tufts University Guide to Total Nutrition, winner of the American Medical Writers Best Medical Book of the Year.
Table of Contents
1. The Parental Dilemma
2. Everyday Madness
3. Who's the Boss?
4. Kids Versus Kids
5. Going It Alone
6. High Hopes and Shattered Expectations
7. An Unthinkable Rage
8. Mad Is Not Bad
9. Eight Weapons in the War on Anger
10. The Loving Breakthrough
Appendix A: Recommended Reading
Appendix B: Parent Survey: Anger