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Dr. Riley's Box of Tricks By Douglas Riley

Dr. Riley's Box of Tricks by Douglas Riley

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From the author of The Defiant Child (70,000 copies sold), fun and effective reverse-psychology techniques to instantly fix kids' bad behavior.

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Dr. Riley's Box of Tricks Summary

Dr. Riley's Box of Tricks: 80 Uncommon Solutions for Everyday Parenting Problems by Douglas Riley

Every parent sends their child to his or her room as a punishment at one time or another. But, have you ever considered grounding your children from their rooms? Dr. Douglas Riley has. In fact, if your daughter isn't allowed to use her own room after you have declared it "unfit for human habitation" until she straightens it, you'll be amazed how clean she will keep her space next time. Dr. Riley has prescriptions for every situation, from messy rooms to homework procrastination, from sibling combat to cell-phone abuse. Ideal for any exasperated parent, this must-have guide offers dozens of creative solutions for the most persistent parenting problems. These gentle yet proven techniques turn the tables to put you back in charge- and get your kids to laugh in the process.

Dr. Riley's Box of Tricks Reviews

USA Weekend, 7/17/11 "The secret weapon for battling some of the constant challenges parents face" Scholastic Parent & Child, September 2011"A treasure trove of unconventional suggestions." Library Journal (starred review), 8/18/11 "Riley has both a winning plan and a clever style; recommended.", 8/25/11 "A very interesting and promising book." Mid-Ohio Valley Parent, August-September 2011 "In an easy-to-read format, Riley tackles everyday problems with a touch of humor and an easy script for kids to follow...definitely a book I'll be coming back to time and time again." Portland Book Review, September-November 2011 "The tricks are easy to implement and very efficient at eliminating problem behaviors...For parents that frequently have to deal with kids' more obnoxious behavior this book will be one that is referred to frequently.", 11/12/11 "Not your typical parenting book."

About Douglas Riley

Douglas Riley, EdD, is a licensed clinical psychologist with more than thirty years of experience working with children, adolescents, and parents. He lives in Virginia.

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Dr. Riley's Box of Tricks: 80 Uncommon Solutions for Everyday Parenting Problems by Douglas Riley
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