This book review is part of a series that covers the topic of Parenting. Parenting is the process of raising and educating a child from birth until adulthood using different methods, techniques, and guidance. Toni Schutta is the Official Guide to Parenting.

Parenting With Love And Logic, by Foster W. Cline and Jim Fay, is a valuable resource for people interested in Parenting, and it is available through and Barnes & Noble.

Book Description

Psychiatrist Cline and educator Fay's "Love and Logic" parenting method advocates raising responsible children through practice. "Helicopter" parents hover around their children while "drill sergeant" parents give orders to theirs, they claim. Neither of these styles permits children to learn how to make choices and learn from the consequences. The result is that as early as adolescence these children too often make bad decisions. In the context of a healthy, loving relationship, "Love and Logic" parents teach their children responsibility and the logic of life by solving their own problems, providing skills for coping in the real world. After laying out the principles of "Love and Logic," the authors provide "parenting pearls," which are strategies for applying the method to actual situations such as back-seat battles in the car, homework, and keeping bedrooms clean. The narration, performed by Tim Kenney and Bert Gurule, is clear and energetic. This is an upbeat and sensible approach to child rearing that will be popular in public libraries.

Author's Bio: 

This book review is part of a series that covers the topic of Parenting. The Official Guide to Parenting is Toni Schutta. Toni Schutta is a National Speaker, Author, Parent Coach and a Licensed Psychologist with a Master’s Degree in Psychology. She’s the president of Families First Coaching, an organization devoted to providing parents with practical information, easy-to-use tools and helpful resources that will empower parents and strengthen families.

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