Synopses & Reviews
Studies show that kids who are well mannered are more confident and successful and have better relationships. What parent doesn't crave that for their child? In Taming Your Family Zoo, Donna Jones shows parents, teachers, and child-care providers how to raise well-mannered children and promises results in less than six weeks. From training a two-year-old to say please to the more knotty issue of talking with a teenage boy about his treatment of girls, Jones unfolds step-by-step techniques for teaching manners. Jones also teaches parents how to instill a love for God and for others, and encourages them to grab hold of every teachable moment they can to show their children something they can use the rest of their lives.
A professional at teaching etiquette to children shows parents the importance of manners, how to teach them to kids and how to make that process interesting and fun.
Where have all the manners gone? Are you tired of rude replies, even primal grunts, coming from the mouths of your children? Do you wonder who switched your sweet child with this wild animal who's now throwing a temper tantrum in the middle of the restaurant? Whether you're training your two-year-old to say "please" or trying to talk with your teenage boy about his treatment of girls, you know that teaching your kids about manners is not an easy task. Kids who are well mannered are more confident and successful and have better relationships. But how and where do you begin? In Taming Your Family Zoo, Donna Jones offers real-life stories, insight, and loads of wisdom on what it takes to raise a well-mannered child. With Donna's help, you'll be amazed at how easy (and fun!) teaching manners can be. In six weeks or less, you will see a marked difference in how your children interact with others and with you. Donna Jones is cofounder of Confidences & Courtesies, an etiquette course for kids, and had been teaching manners for sixteen years.