How often have we heard complaints like these? "Why don’t my kids do what I say?" "Who made the mess in here?" "When will my teen make better choices?" These are the kinds of questions that parents ask that lead not only to complaining, but to victim thinking, procrastination, and blaming. The solution: Learn to parent the QBQ® way - and bring personal accountability to life within our families. Based on the same concepts that have made John Miller’s signature work, QBQ: The Question Behind the Question, an international best seller over the last decade, Parenting the QBQ Way provides the tool called the QBQ or The Question Behind the Question that will help every parent look behind questions such as "Why won’t my kids listen?" or "When will they do what I ask?" to find better ones - QBQs - like "What can I do differently?" or "How can I improve as a parent?" This simple but challenging concept turns the focus - and responsibility - back to parents and to what they can do to make a difference. With thoughtful commentary, observation, and advice, illustrated with engaging and memorable anecdotes that are the hallmarks of John Miller’s previous books, Parenting the QBQ Way provides all moms and dads with the means and inspiration to be more effective parents - as well as teach their children how to practice their own brand of personal accountability - to create a happy, healthy family for a lifetime.
©2012 John G. Miller, Karen G. Miller (P)2014 Gildan Media LLC
Parenting is a learned skill. And I am learning!
Everything my kids do, good or bad, it's my fault.
I gave this book three star because it present some very basic information on good practices for parenting, but does not have the depth of thought of other best selling parenting books. Also, there was a hint of religiousness with quotes from the Bible at the beginning of some chapters that I was not interested in.
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