Saturday, September 27, 2014

Very helpful book in dealing with difficult exes

Very helpful book in dealing with difficult exes. It looks into reasons in why they act the way they do and how to let go of your hurt and frustration from past abuse and how to remain civil when sometimes people are not so civil.

His Ex-Wife's Survival Guide - How To Handle His Ex-wife

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Friday, September 26, 2014

Setting Limits with Your Strong-Willed Child

Setting Limits with Your Strong-Willed Child: Eliminating Conflict by Establishing CLEAR, Firm, and Respectful Boundaries

In this fully revised and expanded second edition, Setting Limits author Robert MacKenzie is back with even more time-proven methods for dealing with misbehavior and creating positive, respectful, and rewarding relationships with children prone to acting out and disobedience.

Disruptive misbehavior, constant power struggles, manipulative or aggressive behavior--the challenges facing parents and teachers of strong-willed children can seem overwhelming at times.

That's why thousands of parents and educators have turned to the solutions in Setting Limits With Your Strong-Willed Child. This revised and expanded second edition offers the most up-to-date alternatives to punishment and permissiveness--moving beyond traditional methods that wear you down and get you nowhere, and zeroing in on what really works so parents can use their energy in more efficient and productive ways.

With fully updated guidelines on parenting tools like "logical consequences," and examples drawn directly from the modern world that children deal with each day, this is an invaluable resource for anyone wondering how to effectively motivate strong-willed children and instill proper conduct.

Setting Limits with Your Strong Willed Child eBook

What to Expect from a Step-Family

Years ago I read article in a step-family magazine that said step-parents should expect the age of the child who has entered into a step-family to double before the children will truly feel comfortable with you as a parent.

For example, a parent who marries and has a two year old child, the child will likely feel bonded with the step parent by age 4!

What was most disturbing was the idea that a ten year old would be twenty before they really saw the step-parent as a real parenting figure!

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Friday, September 12, 2014

The Ultimate Stepmother Handbook

Are you a stepmother who is frustrated with her new family? Are you afraid that your new stepchildren will never learn to accept and love you?

Being a stepmom can be a really difficult task, especially if the kids are acting hostile towards you; but even though the role is too tough, you should never think about quitting and leaving the household. As an adult, you must have the right amount of patience and understanding in order to conquer these difficulties.

Raising your stepchildren and your new husband offers a lot of emotional benefits, as long as you do it right. In this new and well-developed book called “The Ultimate Stepmother Handbook,” you will learn about various tips and tricks on how to play that role effectively. It has five chapters that will tackle different useful topics such as:

  • The roles and duties of a stepmother in the household
  • The different phases that a blended family has to undergo in order to become happy and whole
  • How to create strong bonds with your new family
  • Pointers on disciplining your new stepchildren
  • The different myths that surround stepmothers and how to change them

The Ultimate Stepmother Handbook is ideal for new stepmothers who have no background experience in parenting. It covers all the basic information that you need to know about the role so you will not have a difficult time in adjusting to your new home.

However, stepmoms who have experienced the struggles of being a stepparent are also welcome to peruse the pages of this book. If you suddenly feel that your stepkids or your husband are becoming distant and aloof towards you, this reading material can help you understand your situation and come up with simple yet effective ways to further improve your relationship.

Have fun reading and I wish that you discover a lot of interesting things that will help you in your new role!

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