Ten Conversations You Must Have with Your Son

Preparing Your Son for a Happy and Successful Life

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Author: Tim Hawkes

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101992255

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 336

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Internationally recognized expert on raising and educating boys, Dr. Tim Hawkes shows parents of tween and teen boys how to approach difficult but important conversations. Every parent of a teenage boy knows there are certain conversations they must have with their son but often they put them off--or worse, don't have them at all--because they simply don't know where to start. In Ten Conversations You Must Have With Your Son, Dr. Hawkes provides parents with the essential information you need to negotiate your way through what can often be very difficult territory about the why, what, and how of ten key topics: love, identity, values, leadership, achievement, sex, money, health, living together, and resilience. Each chapter offers suggestions for how you can connect with your sons on these issues while sharing your own experiences and knowledge with your boys. A headmaster of 25 years, Dr. Hawkes is in a unique position to know what goes on inside the minds of teenage boys. He understands what they need to know to best prepare them for the opportunities, responsibilities, challenges and demands that life will make on them. Ten Conversations You Must Have With Your Son is the one book anyone with a teenage son should read to help them prepare him for adulthood. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Engineer Your Own Success

7 Key Elements to Creating an Extraordinary Engineering Career

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Author: Anthony Fasano

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118886577

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 232

View: 9376

Focusing on basic skills and tips for career enhancement, EngineerYour Own Success is a guide to improving efficiency and performancein any engineering field. It imparts valuable organization tips,communication advice, networking tactics, and practical assistancefor preparing for the PE exam—every necessary skill forsuccess. Authored by a highly renowned career coach, this book is abattle plan for climbing the rungs of any engineering ladder.

How to Raise an Adult

Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success

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Author: Julie Lythcott-Haims

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company

ISBN: 1627791787

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 368

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New York Times Bestseller "Julie Lythcott-Haims is a national treasure. . . . A must-read for every parent who senses that there is a healthier and saner way to raise our children." -Madeline Levine, author of the New York Times bestsellers The Price of Privilege and Teach Your Children Well "For parents who want to foster hearty self-reliance instead of hollow self-esteem, How to Raise an Adult is the right book at the right time." -Daniel H. Pink, author of the New York Times bestsellers Drive and A Whole New Mind A provocative manifesto that exposes the harms of helicopter parenting and sets forth an alternate philosophy for raising preteens and teens to self-sufficient young adulthood In How to Raise an Adult, Julie Lythcott-Haims draws on research, on conversations with admissions officers, educators, and employers, and on her own insights as a mother and as a student dean to highlight the ways in which overparenting harms children, their stressed-out parents, and society at large. While empathizing with the parental hopes and, especially, fears that lead to overhelping, Lythcott-Haims offers practical alternative strategies that underline the importance of allowing children to make their own mistakes and develop the resilience, resourcefulness, and inner determination necessary for success. Relevant to parents of toddlers as well as of twentysomethings-and of special value to parents of teens-this book is a rallying cry for those who wish to ensure that the next generation can take charge of their own lives with competence and confidence.

Raising Happiness

10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents

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Author: Christine Carter, Ph.D.

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 9780345519320

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 256

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What do we wish most for our children? Next to being healthy, we want them to be happy, of course! Fortunately, a wide array of scientific studies show that happiness is a learned behavior, a muscle we can help our children build and maintain. Drawing on what psychology, sociology, and neuroscience have proven about confidence, gratefulness, and optimism, and using her own chaotic and often hilarious real-world adventures as a mom to demonstrate do’s and don’ts in action, Christine Carter, Ph.D, executive director of UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, boils the process down to 10 simple happiness-inducing steps. With great wit, wisdom, and compassion, Carter covers the day-to-day pressure points of parenting—how best to discipline, get kids to school and activities on time, and get dinner on the table—as well as the more elusive issues of helping children build healthy friendships and develop emotional intelligence. In these 10 key steps, she helps you interact confidently and consistently with your kids to foster the skills, habits, and mindsets that will set the stage for positive emotions now and into their adolescence and beyond. Inside you will discover • the best way avoid raising a brat—changing bad habits into good ones • tips on how to change your kids’ attitude into gratitude • the trap of trying to be perfect—and how to stay clear of its pitfalls • the right way to praise kids—and why too much of the wrong kind can be just as bad as not enough • the spirit of kindness—how to raise kind, compassionate, and loving children • strategies for inspiring kids to do boring (but necessary) tasks—and become more self-motivated in the process Complete with a series of “try this” tips, secrets, and strategies, Raising Happiness is a one-of-a-kind resource that will help you instill joy in your kids—and, in the process, become more joyful yourself. From the Hardcover edition.

Der Tag, an dem meine Tochter verrückt wurde

Eine wahre Geschichte

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Author: Michael Greenberg

Publisher: Hoffmann und Campe

ISBN: 3455850812

Category: Psychology

Page: 285

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Michael Greenberg ist Schriftsteller und führt ein mehr oder weniger geordnetes Leben in New York. Doch dann wird seine Tochter krank - und die Welt um ihn gerät ins Wanken. Der eindrucksvoll erzählte Bericht eines Vaters, der um sein Kind kämpft. Ein heißer Tag in Manhattan. Michael Greenberg sieht ein Polizeiauto vor seinem Wohnhaus parken. Dass oben zwei Polizisten damit beschäftigt sind, seine von Visionen geschüttelte Tochter zur Ruhe zu bringen, erfährt er erst später. Es ist der Beginn eines langen Weges, den er zu gehen hat, um sein Kind in die Wirklichkeit zurückzuholen. "Ich habe das Gefühl zu reisen, aber ohne Möglichkeit zur Umkehr", sagt Sally. Ihr Vater folgt ihr auf dieser "Reise", die sie unter anderem durch die Psychiatrie führt, hin zu einem halbwegs "normalen" Leben. Ein anrührendes Buch, das einen ganz eigenen Sog ausübt. "Seine Genauigkeit, seine Tiefe, sein Reichtum und seine Klugheit machen dieses Buch zu einem Klassiker." Oliver Sacks

12 Rules For Life

Ordnung und Struktur in einer chaotischen Welt - Dieses Buch verändert Ihr Leben!

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Author: Jordan B. Peterson

Publisher: Goldmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641239842

Category: Social Science

Page: 576

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Der Nr.1-Bestseller aus den USA: Wie man in einer von Chaos und Irrsinn regierten Welt bei Verstand bleibt! Wie können wir in der modernen Welt überleben? Jordan B. Peterson beantwortet diese Frage humorvoll, überraschend und informativ. Er erklärt, warum wir Kinder beim Skateboarden alleine lassen sollten, welches grausame Schicksal diejenigen ereilt, die alles allzu schnell kritisieren und warum wir Katzen, die wir auf der Straße antreffen, immer streicheln sollten. Doch was bitte erklärt uns das Nervensystem eines Hummers über unsere Erfolgschancen im Leben? Und warum beteten die alten Ägypter die Fähigkeit zu genauer Beobachtung als höchste Gottheit an? Dr. Peterson diskutiert Begriffe wie Disziplin, Freiheit, Abenteuer und Verantwortung und kondensiert Wahrheit und Weisheit der Welt in 12 praktischen Lebensregeln. »12 Rules For Life« erschüttert die Grundannahmen von moderner Wissenschaft, Glauben und menschlicher Natur. Dieses Buch verändert Ihr Leben garantiert!

The Tatler

With Notes, and a General Index ... Complete in One Volume

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: English essays

Page: 444

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Spec. Coll.

The Dramatic Works of William Shakepeare

With Explanatory Notes. To which is Added a Copious Index to the Remarkable Passages and Words

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Author: William Shakespeare,Samuel Ayscough

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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The Friend

A Religious and Literary Journal

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Society of Friends

Page: N.A

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ToughLOVE

Raising Confident, Kind, Resilient Kids

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Author: Lisa Stiepock

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476733260

Category: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS

Page: 400

View: 3561

Draws on advice from Ivy League medical school professors, best-selling authors and top parenting coaches to offer balanced, practical advice for child care that emphasizes nurturing, boundaries and structure. Original. 40,000 first printing.

Wie man Freunde gewinnt

Die Kunst, beliebt und einflussreich zu werden

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Author: Dale Carnegie

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104031479

Category: Self-Help

Page: 304

View: 9450

Dieses Buch zeigt Ihnen: - wie man Freunde gewinnt - wie man auf neuen Wegen zu neuen Zielen gelangt - wie man beliebt wird - wie man seine Umwelt beeinflußt - wie man mehr Ansehen erlangt - wie man im Beruf erfolgreicher wird - wie man Streit vermeidet - wie man ein guter Redner und brillanter Gesellschafter wird - wie man den Charakter seiner Mitmenschen erkennt - wie man seine Mitarbeiter anspornt und vieles mehr...