Stuffed Animals on the Ceiling Fan
What Real-Life Parents Do in Real-Life Situations Through zany, innovative tips and Â“true confessionsÂ” of seasoned mums and dads, Silvana Clark shows you how imagination and spontaneity can be a vital part of your parenting job Â– and create...
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What Real-Life Parents Do in Real-Life Situations
Through zany, innovative tips and Â“true confessionsÂ” of seasoned mums and dads, Silvana Clark shows you how imagination and spontaneity can be a vital part of your parenting job Â– and create a more fun, positive atmosphere in your home.
YouÂ’ll meet parents who serve Poached Lizard Lips for dinner, cut the cord of their television sets, and give their children Â“Get out of Bed FreeÂ” cards. YouÂ’ll also read traditional and helpful hints on keeping kids occupied on car trips and how to make chores more palatable.
Tip by surprising tip, you can motivate, build up, and care for your kids in a whole new way. And while these ideas may be slightly off-the-wall, the good news is, they really work!
Real help from real parents, offered in a fun, easy-to-digest format, sets Stuffed Animals on the Ceiling Fan apart from the pack. With two feet planted firmly in the realities of parenthood, Silvana Clark presents positive and creative ways to discipline, motivate, and encourage children.Clark's tips, collected from seasoned moms and dads, hit all the "hot button" issues on the homefront."Tired of stressful morning hassles? Find out how one mom had her lollygaggers dressed and ready to go the moment they rolled out of bed.""If you don't pick up these toys I'm throwing them out!" Sound familiar? Discover how one clutter-weary mom made good on her threat-with great results!"What parent hasn't had to contend with a picky eater? In this book, a family gets a reality check from mom that abolishes whiny mealtimes for good.Each page contains two brief tips on a parenting dilemma: one with typical "expert" advice and another from a parent who has been there. Instead of overloading parents wi
Using actual examples from real parents, this wacky, practical book presents positive and creative ways to discipline, motivate, and encourage children.
Silvana Clark has used her expertise as a professional speaker to develop a series of self-help books that provide practical information on using creativity to improve relationships, whether at home or on the job. Clark ran a family activities program for ten years and taught preschool for five years before going on to professional speaking and writing. In the book Taming the Marketing Jungle, Clark uses her knowledge of recreation and leisure to demonstrate how to improve customer service and put fun back in the workplace. Clark also employed her experiences to write the book 150 Ways to Raise Creative, Confident Kids, which includes a collection of ideas, recipes, and resources that parents can use in raising their children. Clark lives in Bellingham, Washington.