Video: Win-Win Parenting

Four video presentation on one DVD featuring Dr. Jane Bluestein Win-win authority dynamics applied to relationships between parents and children. Includes practical strategies and tips for avoiding conflict, engaging cooperative behavior, building responsibility, setting boundaries and following through, and supporting children’s emotional needs. Appropriate for parents, grandparents, foster parents, and

Audio: ParentTapes

Two audio CDs or mp3 audio files featuring Dr. Jane Bluestein These CDs are included in our Free Book listing. Shipping charges will apply, whether in hard plastic case or individual envelope sleeve. OR order below at about 80% off. This price includes free Media Mail shipping in the US. Hear Dr. Bluestein in a…

Book: Parents, Teens and Boundaries

How to Draw the Line by Dr. Jane Bluestein Copies will be shipped directly from the publisher. We are out of stock on this book.  The best-selling book that has helped thousands of parents get beyond surviving their kids’ teen years to a place where they can actually enjoy them. This book looks at the parent-child…

Book: Listas Para Padres

Qué Hacer y Qué No libro de Jane Bluestein We are down to our last two copies of this book. Order below at 50% off. This price includes our cost for free Media Mail shipping in the continental US. Más de 1.000 tips para construir mejores relaciones, con ideas simples, prácticas y comprobadas para ayudarle…

Book: The Parent’s Little Book of Lists

Do’s and Don’ts of Effective Parenting by Dr. Jane Bluestein This book is included in our Free Book listing. Shipping charges will apply. OR order below at 80% off the retail cost. This price includes free Media Mail shipping in the US. Thousands of simple, practical, kid-tested ideas to help you build character, avoid power…

Book: The Book of Article Reprints

A collection of articles for educators, counselors, and parents by Dr. Jane Bluestein This collection is available as a PDF eBook download. We no longer have the print version of this book in stock.  Here, finally, is a collection of more than three decades worth of articles by Dr. Jane Bluestein, including several several made…

Motivating Cooperative Behavior

Three Approaches to Authority Relationships Two Win-Lose approaches that can compromise the emotional safety of the environment:

Ways to Build IRRESPONSIBILITY in Children

Things you can do to reinforce children’s irresponsible behavior • Lie for them. • Make excuses for their behavior. Correct (or pay for) their mistakes for them. • Model a lack of responsibility, commitment, and follow-through yourself. • Refuse to believe that they are capable of doing what they’ve been accused of doing.

Parenting Teens

How to Draw the Line Counselors know that when parents set clear boundaries, they take care of their teens and themselves. 

The Challenge of Setting Boundaries

A Win-Win Alternative to an Authoritarian or Permissive Approach Few of us are especially adept at setting boundaries with anyone, and for good reason. Let’s back up a bit. When you were growing up, were you told that other people’s needs were more important than yours? Were you rewarded for self-sacrificing and people-pleasing? Were you…