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The Parenting Puzzle


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Session 1: departure point; building blocks - the four constructs; giving praise. Session 2: praise and criticism; the question of discipline; Time Out to calm down. Session 3: family rules; rewards and penalties. Session 4: personal power; self-esteem; choices and consequences. Session 5: feelings - and what we do with them; communicating clearly - using "I" statements; praise power; releasing feelings; taking stock. Session 6: kinds of touch; time for a breather; relaxation holiday; nurturing ourselves. Session 7: ages and stages in children's development; helping children grow up; coping with stress; the effects of labelling; the art of listening. Session 8: sex and helping children stay safe; time to relax. Session 9: time to play; behaviour to ignore; problem-solving and negotiating; the nurturing toolbox. Session 10: taking stock; where have we got to?; our emotional health; continuing the family journey; a pat on the back.

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The publication of this book was funded by a Family Support Grant from the Home Office. It was launched in the House of Lords on 19 June 2003 with the Home Secretary, David Blunkett, as the guest speaker.

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