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Frustrated with your kids' lack of motivation? Tired of nagging? Want to motivate your children without using force?
Motivating Kids is the book for you!
This is the ultimate comprehensive guide to motivating kids that will teach you the science of motivation: the Why, the What, and most importantly, the How to motivate your kids. The practical tips work just as effectively, and just as easily, on toddler and on teenagers.
Ronit Baras is a life coach, special education teacher, speaker, author and blogger. She has been writing and teaching emotional intelligence techniques all around the world since 1990. Ronit thinks that people can live a happy life by learning basic emotional skills to manage their feelings and actions and to take charge of their life.
She's a two-time nominee for the Australian of the Year Award and a nominee for the International Women's Day Peace Award. She has been featured as a life coach and parenting expert on national Australian television and in national Australian newspapers and magazines.
We all know that motivated kids can do everything. Their drive and motivation will determine their success in life even more than their knowledge, their academic achievements, their skills and abilities. Motivation is like a battery that keeps people going. The fuller the battery is, the further we can go.
Motivation is what makes your child get up in the morning, eat, take care of him/herself, learn, try new things and experience the world to the fullest. It is like the fuel that keeps them going and, as a parent you want them to go far. If you want to make sure your kids will go far, into every destination in life, you want to make sure their motivation battery is full.
Motivating Kids is your ultimate guide to motivating your kids to be the best they can be. About 300 pages of practical ways to fill up the battery and fuel up their life, 211 quotes to inspire you and your kid to do amazing things and be the best you can be: best parent, best child.
In 18 chapters, this ultimate guide gives you 303 practical tips that can change your parenting and help you become a role model for your child. This parenting course has 28 exercises that will lead you to it, gradually and with confidence and save you wondering the "how to" of motivation. This book, which is a summary of 17 parenting sessions, includes new research and statistics that will reveal the science of motivation and save you sitting through courses, classes and hundreds of books.
List of chapters in the book:
1. Parenting, Coaching and Motivation
2. Motivation, Sailing and War
3. What is Motivation?
4. Chunking Down
5. Carrots and Sticks
6. The Approval Trap
7. Praise and Appreciation
9. Emotional Stretch
11. Fear, Fear, Go Away
12. Planning & Deadlines
13. Team Work
14. Permission to Motivate
15. Gentle Reminders
16. Affirmation for Self motivation
17. External Influences and Sustainability
18. Final Words and Summary