Negotiating at Home: Essential Steps for Reaching Agreement with Your Kids, 1st Edition

  • Terri R. Kurtzberg
  • Mary C. Kern
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  • ISBN-10: 1440868115
  • ISBN-13: 9781440868115
  • DDC: 306.874
  • 200 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released September 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Parents spend an awful lot of time negotiating with their kids-over everyday requests, rules and policies, and big decisions, and often end up derailed and frustrated. This book offers parents a chance to look more closely at what they already do well (and why) and what can be done better. Grounded in decades of research on how to negotiate effectively, parents will learn about how to plan, recognize specific tactics, communicate and work in partnerships with other family members, address fairness, and handle conflict. Features include: real stories and examples generated from interviews with hundreds of parents demonstrating the common patterns and pain points; strategies to avoid predictable pitfalls; specific tips for mastering the immediate moment and paving the way for future successes; and a guide for kids to learn the basic rules of effective negotiating for use in their own lives.