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Little Realism Here
on March 2, 2009
I was excited to get this book because of the high reviews, but I turned out to be very dissatisfied.
I will admit, this book does give some food for thought which is why I gave it three rather than two stars.
However, the book is deeply grounded in idealism rather than realism. It gives you a goal, but no advice on how to practically put it into action.
At the heart is that if your kids are having behavior problems, it's because their needs aren't being fully met. There is sparse advice on activities to try to meet these needs.
There is also no reference to any research to support the ideas presented, and the book is written almost as though it was just a stream of consciousness rather than as something meant to be a professional guide.