"You're perfect..." and other lies parents tell: the ugly truth about spoiling your kids

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Think you're doing your kids a favor telling them what perfect angels they are? Think again. Former Criminal Prosecutor, mother and stepmother Loni Coombs has witnessed too many times the shockingly negative effects of what most parents feel to be the very best parenting techniques. They think, "I'll give my children what I never had, I'll pave their way to success, I'll take care of their problems," and then they're blindsided by their children's utter helplessness when it comes to thriving in the real world, their inability to get and keep a job, even their unexpected run-ins with the law. What went wrong? This book solves the mystery. ""The ugly truth parents need to face is that telling your children that they are perfect and shielding them from the consequences of their actions while insisting that every child gets a first-place trophy is not good parenting,"" says Coombs. You're Perfect... is the urgent wake-up call that the parents of the "Me Generation" so desperately need, and the easy-to-implement information within its pages could change the course of millions of young lives for the better. You're Perfect... is your crash course in real-world parenting and will teach you: * The dangers you may be exposing your child to * How to transform your child's self-entitlement into self-control * How to get your children to treat you with respect * The warning signs indicating your child is at risk for delinquency * How to tackle drug and alcohol problems * When to invade your child's privacy Whether you're holding a newborn in your arms or you've got an 18-year-old spiraling out of control, this is the guide every parent should have to be prepared for the unexpected and to protect their children from society's dangerous pitfalls.
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Failure (Psychology) in children
Parent and child
Parenting
title_display"You're perfect..." and other lies parents tell : the ugly truth about spoiling your kids
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Failure (Psychology) in children
Parent and child
Parenting