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Why Don't You Understand?

by Susie Leonard Weller

illustrated by Elizabeth Wagele

Contents

Preface

1. Strength Your Parenting with Whole Brain® Thinking

Meet the Whole Brain® Thinking Styles

What’s Your Whole Brain® Thinking Style?

Healthy Families Respect Differences

Reminders

2. Support Happier Children with Peaceful Parents

Use Whole Brain® Thinking to Reduce Arguments

Money

Discipline Styles

Sex—How Intimacy is Expressed

Greater Family Risks Require Higher Family Skills

Reminders

3. Teach Discipline and Life Skills

Styles Regress Under Stress

Communicate in Ways Your Child Will Hear

Reminders

4. Explore How Your Child Learns Best

Why don’t You Learn the Way I Do?

Musicians: Four Unique Expressions

Reminders

5. Speak So Other Will Understand You

Tips to Improve Family Communication

Get in Tune with Your Family Members

Create New Relationship Pathways

Successfully Manage Family Differences

Reminders

6. Make Decisions to Strengthen Your Relationships

Whole Brain® Decision-Making Uses Your Head and Your Heart

Are Both Parents on the Same Page?

Meeting Children’s (and Adults’) Basic Needs

Reminders

7. Respect How Different Thinking Styles Manage Stress

Same Stress, Different Responses

How Do I Know What I’m Feeling?

Strengthen Emotional Intelligence

Calming Responses for Each Thinking Style

Reminders

8. Nurture Effective Family Communication

Family Meetings: Working Together to Have Fun

Family Decisions: Negotiable and Nonnegotiable Rules

Prioritize Your Values and Choose Your Battles Wisely

Reminders

9. Celebrate Diversity

Families Model Appreciating Mental Diversity

Strengthen Underdeveloped Styles

Appreciate Spiritual Diversity

Spiritual Parenting: Practice Forgiveness and Acceptance

Reminders

Conclusion

Brain Research

Index

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Useful for all ages
144 pages
$13.95 paperback

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Last updated June 11, 2014