Love and Anger The Parental Dilemma Author:Nancy Samalin, Catherine Whitney Nancy Samalin explores anger, the most treacherous area of parent-child relationships. Her goal is not to eliminate anger -- which is normal and inevitable even in a loving parent -- but to help parents express it without hurting their children. Samalin identifies the hidden triggers that generate frustration and fury in even the most well-meani... more »ng parents; provides alternatives to hitting, bribing, and threatening; and explains such valuable techniques as:
Saying "I'm mad," not "You're bad"
Exiting instead of exploding
Expressing anger without hurting self-esteem
Getting out of the middle when kids fight
Restoring good feelings after a blowup
This book is an indispensable tool for guilt-free parenting -one that will help you discipline your children lovingly, effectively, and consistently.« less
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