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Becoming the Parent You Want To Be by Laura   Davis
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Oct 03, 08

bookshelves: parenting
Recommended for: All parents
Read in September, 2008

This "thinking outside the box" parenting book is less about child care and basics and more about dealing with your issues that affect the way you parent.

Topics within the book include
* developing a vision for your family- what are you really teaching your children?
*the dangers of praise and labeling
*anger while parenting
*tantrums
*emotional development of children
*helping your child deal with fear
*healthy relationship to food
*children's sexual exploration
*social play and development
*moving beyond limiting gender roles
*living in an ethnically-rich world
*building sibling relationships

Additionally provides lists of children's books
*overcoming fear
*bedtime
*ethnicity and diversity
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