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Using simple language, the author shows parents how to teach children how to think for themselves.
This book and its successor, Raising a Thinking Preteen, are going to be required reading for prospective parents when I am king of the world.
This book gives parents, or anyone working with children solid approaches on how to teach problem solving.
This is a very good approach. It goes a bit overboard though; I wouldn't go so far as to use this every single time the kids have a problem, but the skills are valuable. Read morePublished 8 months ago by David J. Herzog
As a psychologist working with kids, I can attest that the ideas in this book make sense today as well as yesterday. Read morePublished on February 16, 2012 by Mary
I'm having a hard time finishing the book. While I think the idea is brilliant and well worth learning about... the book itself is wordy and repetitive and comes across cheesy. Read morePublished on March 23, 2010 by Christy
This book is a wonderful way to teach problem-solving and possibility thinking early on. It teaches children HOW to think rather than WHAT to think. Read morePublished on January 3, 2008 by Paulette Kouffman Sherman
The conflict-resolution techniques described in detail in this book are can be helpful to any parent. Read morePublished on January 4, 2007 by Patricia W. Hays