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ISBN# 0-7434-0076-3
Tired of Yelling: Teaching Our Children to Resolve Conflict

Publication Date: 2000
Lyndon D. Waugh, M.D.
 

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About the Author

Summary

ARE YOU TIRED OF THE YELLING? TIRED OF THE CONSTANT CONFLICT AT HOME, AT SCHOOL...EVEN AT WORK?

In Tired Of Yelling, renowned family psychiatrist Lyndon D. Waugh offers the solution for more peaceful homes and classrooms, offering parents the lifelong gift of teaching their children the most valuable lesson they can ever learn: how to get along with other people.

Dr. Waugh's simple fifteen-step model shows parents how to teach their children to:

  • assess their emotion and gauge its intensity
  • be angry while behaving well
  • listen actively
  • admit fault
  • brainstorm solutions
  • make acceptable decisions.

This practical and easy-to-understand book provides specific teaching language for each age group-from infants to teens-so you'll know exactly what to say and how to say it. Complete with strategies for overcoming a child's resistance and sections on motivation, defensiveness, discipline, and "goat getting," Tired Of Yelling helps parents defuse tension and achieve something truly priceless-an emotionally stronger and happier child.

Reviews

Drs. Marianne and Stephen Garber
coauthors of Good Behavior and Beyond Ritalin

With expert skill and innovative techniques, Dr. Waugh presents specific steps parents can use to teach their children crucial life skills to resolve conflicts and counter frustration in difficult moments.

L.A. Parent

If you ever have days when it seems like everyone in ther famliy is loudly annoyed with everyone else, you'll find some workable alternatives in Tired of Yelling.

Belle Meade News (Nashville, TN)

Whether you are a parent who seems to have it all together or one whose children are having problems effectively managing their anger, Waugh's commonsense guide can be very helpful....He has a blueprint with specific steps that should guarantee success.

The Herald (Portsmouth, NH)

Tired of Yelling is a lively lesson plan for parents looking to resolve conflicts peacefully within the family.

Contents The Conflict Resolution Model
Teaching Our Children
Four Special Obstacles and How to Get Around Them
Teaching Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers to Resolve Conflict
Teaching Elementary-School-Age Children to Resolve Conflict
Teaching Preteens to Resolve Conflict
Teaching Teenagers to Resolve Conflict
The Thinking Steps for Adults
The Talk/Listen Steps for Adults
The Solving Steps for Adults
Frequently Asked Questions
Afterword and Acknowledgments
Bibliography