A guide for parents who wish to take a firm stand on backtalk. The authors present frank and direct methods for responding to the problem using a simple but effective four-step approach. The hoped-for results are better communication between parent and child and positive change within the child. The authors also advise parents on situations where their zero-tolerance approach might be undermined by others.
Pros: Excellent suggestions, Case studies Cons: Absolutely none I pick up piles of books on my weekend forays through thrift shops and yard sales. I sell many of them on eBay and I keep a few to add to my collection. BACKtalk by Audrey Ricker and Carolyn Crowder was one such book picked up, and I'm not even sure which pile it came from. I'm keeping this book. I picked it up and looked at it and wondered … more