Taming Your Family Zoo
EVER FEEL LIKE YOUR KIDS BELONG IN A ZOO? Does dinnertime at your house sometimes look more like feeding time at the zoo than a family meal? Do your kids sometimes act more like animals than like children? If...
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EVER FEEL LIKE YOUR KIDS BELONG IN A ZOO?
Does dinnertime at your house sometimes look more like feeding time at the zoo than a family meal? Do your kids sometimes act more like animals than like children?
If you answered yes to these questions, don't despair - your family is more normal than you might think. The truth is every member of your family (including you!) is really a lion, otter, golden retriever, or beaver. No wonder chaos often results when you're all together!
TAMING THE FAMILY ZOO examines these four different personality types with depth and humour, giving you insight into why your kids (and you!) act the way they do. Filled with stories and practical help for adjusting your parenting style to fit each child's unique personality, this book will give you the skills you need to value and encourage each member of your family zoo.
A professional at teaching etiquette to children shows parents the importance of manners, how to teach them to kids and how to make that process interesting and fun.
Where have all the manners gone?Are you tired of rude replies, even primal grunts, coming from the mouths of your children? Do you wonder who switched your sweet child with this wild animal whos now throwing a temper tantrum in the middle of the restaurant? Whether youre training your two-year-old to say please or trying to talk with your teenage boy about his treatment of girls, you know that teaching your kids about manners is not an easy task.Kids who are well mannered are more confident and successful and have better relationships. But how and where do you begin? In Taming Your Family Zoo, Donna Jones offers real-life stories, insight, and loads of wisdom on what it takes to raise a well-mannered child. With Donnas help, youll be amazed at how easy (and fun!) teaching manners can be. In six weeks or less, you will see a marked difference in how your children interact with others and with you.Donna Jones is cofounder of Confidences & Courtesies, an etiquette course for kids, and had been teaching manners for sixteen years.
Studies show that kids who are well mannered are more confident and successful and have better relationships. What parent doesn't crave that for their child? In Taming Your Family Zoo, Donna Jones shows parents, teachers, and child-care providers how to raise well-mannered children and promises results in less than six weeks. From training a two-year-old to say "please" to the more knotty issue of talking with a teenage boy about his treatment of girls, Jones unfolds step-by-step techniques for teaching manners. Jones also teaches parents how to instill a love for God and for others, and encourages them to grab hold of every teachable moment they can to show their children something they can use the rest of their lives.
Donna Jones has spent more than twenty years raising her chiDonna Jones has spent more than twenty years raising her children, around whom her world revolves. As they grew and ventldren, around whom her world revolves. As they grew and ventured out into the world, she decided to combine her love of ured out into the world, she decided to combine her love of writing and her desire to impress upon them the need to follwriting and her desire to impress upon them the need to follow their hearts; the result is this, her debut book. ow their hearts; the result is this, her debut book.