Your underachiever can grow-up to have a great life! How can I be so sure? Over the past three decades, thousands of parents and educators world-wide have discovered the power of Love and Logic. In this book, From Bad Grades to a Great Life, you'll learn why character and personal responsibility form the foundation of lasting academic and occupational achievement.
In the process you'll also learn practical skills for:. Avoiding un-winnable power-struggles over homework and grades. Helping children discover and capitalize upon their natural strengths. Teaching politeness, respect and personal responsibility. Showing children that the key to happiness involves determinationand hard work.rather than luck or handouts. Creating a happier family
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|Introduction: Your Underachiever Can Have a Great Life!|
|Are We Focusing on the Right Things?: What's more important? Getting great grades or becoming a great person?|
|Your: Child Has Gifts!: Don't make the mistake of focusing on their weaknesses, instead.|
|Is Your Child Polite and Respectful?: If they are, they've got a head start on a great life!|
|Chores at Home are Critical for School and Life Success: So why are we all so obsessed with homework?|
|Does Your Child Have Too Much Stuff?: Kids are more likely to work when they have something - to work toward.|
|Would You Like a Calmer, More Motivated Child?: A dull home makes school more exciting|
|Your Child Can Succeed!: Allow them to believe this by allowing them to struggle|
|Your Child Can Make a Difference in the World!: Kids who have a purpose in life are far more likely to find a purpose in school|
|Loving Our Kids for Who They Are: Children who are loved for who they are experience the freedom to become the best that they can be|
|About the Author|
Charles Fay, Ph.D. is a parent, author and consultant to schools, parent groups and mental health professionals around the world. His expertise in developing and teaching practical discipline strategies has been refined through work with severely disturbed youth in school, hospital and community settings. Charles has developed an acute understanding of the most challenging students.