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He's not lazy : empowering your son to believe in himself

Price, Adam. (Author).

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Kirtland Community College Library HQ 797 .P75 2017 30775305524382 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781454916871
  • ISBN: 1454916877
  • Physical Description: print
    xvi, 272 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York City : Sterling, [2017]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Part I: He's not lazy. Let me reintroduce you to your son ; Shifting bodies, shifting minds ; If I only had a brain ; Leap before you look ; Big boys don't cry ; Too cool for school -- Part II: From conflict to change: the seeds of motivation. The paradoxical response and the plot for false independence ; Putting the self back in self-control ; Autonomy- a new way forward ; How to stop rescuing your son and start supporting his autonomy ; Helicopters, lawn mowers, and drones: why parents control their kids ; I think I can Connection -- Appendix: Homework predictor ; Backward planner ; The decision grid ; Exploring values ; The goal setter ; Worry log ; Thought journal.
Summary, etc.: "On the surface, capable teenage boys may look lazy. But dig a little deeper ... and you'll often find conflicted boys who want to do well in middle and high school but are afraid to fail, and so do not try. This book can help you become an ally with your son, as he discovers greater self-confidence and accepts responsibility for his future"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Teenage boys Psychology
Maturation (Psychology)
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