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Author Wiseman, Rosalind, 1969-

Title Queen bee moms & kingpin dads : dealing with the parents, teachers, coaches, and counselors who can make--or break--your child's future / Rosalind Wiseman with Elizabeth Rapoport.

Publication Info. New York : Crown Publishers, [2006]
©2006

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Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  649.125 WISEMAN    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  649.125 W755    Check Shelf
 Burlington Public Library - Adult Department  649.125 WIS    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  649.125 WISEMAN    DUE 12-20-10 Assumed Lost
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  649.125 WISEMAN    Check Shelf
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Children's Department  PARENTING 649.125 WIS    Check Shelf
 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Adult Department  649.125 WIS    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  649.125 WIS    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  649.125 WISEMAN    Check Shelf
 Granby, Main Library - Adult  649.125 WIS    Check Shelf

Edition First edition.
Description viii, 339 pages ; 25 cm
Note Includes index.
Summary Even the most well-adjusted moms and dads can experience peer pressure and conflicts with other adults. Author Wiseman provides tools to handle difficult situations involving teachers and other parents with grace: how to recognize the archetypal moms and dads--from Caveman Dad to Hovercraft Mom; how and when to step in and step out of your child's conflicts with other children, parents, teachers, or coaches; how to interpret the code phrases other parents use to avoid (or provoke) confrontation; how to have respectful yet honest conversations with other parents when your values are in conflict; how the way you handle parties, risky behavior, and academic performance affects your child. Wiseman offers practical advice and useful scripts to help you navigate difficult but necessary conversations, and offers the tools to become wiser, more relaxed parents--and the inspiration to set the kind of example that will make a real difference in our children's lives.--From publisher description.
Subject Parent and teenager.
Teenagers and adults.
Parents -- Social networks.
Added Author Rapoport, Elizabeth.
Added Title Queen bee moms and kingpin dads
ISBN 1400083001
Standard No. 9781400083008 (hardcover) 52500
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