Table of contents for Parenting children with health issues : essential tools, tips, and tactics for raising kids with chronic illness, medical conditions & special healthcare needs / Foster W. Cline and Lisa C. Greene.

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Endorsements 	i
Acknowledgments	ix
Contents 	xiii
Foreword	xix
Introduction 	xxiii
About This Book 	xxiii
About the Authors 	xxvi
About Love and Logic	xxxii
PART 1: LOVE AND LOGIC BASICS
Chapter 1: The Foundation: Parenting with Love and Logic	3
First Things First: Self-Care	7
The Four Basic Love and Logic Principles	11
Chapter 2: The Basic Principles: Just What the Doctor Ordered 	17
Principle 1: Build Your Child?s Self-Concept 	17
Principle 2: Share the Control	19
Principle 3: Empathy Before Consequences	22
Principle 4: Share the Thinking and Problem Solving 	31
Chapter 3: Loving Limits: Preparing Kids for the Real World	37
Developing the Self-Limiting Child	38
Creativity and Fun Help Children Accept Limits	44
Chapter 4: No More ?No!? Avoiding Power Struggles and Arguments ..
..49
Master the One-Liner 	
51
The Magic of Choices 	
55
Choose Your Words Wisely with Thinking Words 	
56
Say It with Consequences	
61
The Energy Drain Technique	
62
Problem Solve Together	
64
Encourage Responsibility 	
65
Chapter 5: From the Inside Out: How Children Really Learn 	
79
Set the Example 	
80
Allow New Experiences	
80
Demonstrate Empathy	
82
Show Your Expectations 	
85
Offer Encouragement 	
88
Chapter 6: Now What? Tips for Parenting from Infancy to Adulthood . 	99
The First Years 	99
Preschool Children	107
Elementary School Years	113
Preteens and Teenagers	127
Into Young Adulthood and Beyond 	138
Illness in Adult Children	143
Let?s Wrap Up Basic Training	148
PART 2: ADVANCED LOVE AND LOGIC APPLICATIONS
Chapter 7: It?s Not Birds and Bees:
Talking with Kids about Life and Death	157
The Trouble with Statistics 	167
When We Don?t ?Beat the Odds?	171
Contents Parenting Children with Health Issues
Chapter 8: You?re Not Alone: Psychological Issues
Presented by Medical Challenges	181
Dealing with the Stages of Grief	182
Childhood Illness and Parental Guilt	184
Illness and Denial	188
Chronic Illness Blurs Wants and Needs	192
Where Is the Line Between ?Can?t? and ?Won?t??	195
Chronic Illness and the Burden of Responsibility 	200
Overreassurance	203
Overprotection and the Spiral of Hostile Dependency	203
Chapter 9: ?It?s Not Fair!? Handling Sibling Relationships	213
Coping with a Sibling?s Feelings and Behavior	219
Chapter 10: Unique Situations: Developmental Disabilities
and Eating Disorders	225
Medical Issues and Developmentally Disabled Children 	225
Eating Disorders	230
Chapter 11: Caution: Medical Challenges Affect
Marriage and Family Relationships	251
Difficult Situations Strain Coping Skills	251
Difficult Situations Are Ripe for Triangulation	252
Chronic Stress and Self-Destructive Choices	254
Communication & Problem-Solving Tools for Adult Relationships 255
Chapter 12: The Final Word	273
PART 3: BONUS SECTION
Section 1: Love and Logic Quick Tips	279
Section 2: In Their Own Words: Inspiring Stories	285
Section 3: Remembering Heroes	303
Section 4: Helpful Resources	307
Section 5: A Note to Medical and Mental Health Professionals 	315
PART 4: APPENDICES
Appendix 1: Endnotes	321
Appendix 2: Index 	329
Appendix 3: Parenting Children with Health Issues Website Info	338
TABLES AND FIGURES
Ch. 4: Table 4.1: Sample Enforceable Statements	
59
Ch. 4 : Table 4.2: Logical Consequences vs.Punishment 	
63
Ch. 4: Figure 4.1: Power Struggle Paradigm	
71
Ch. 5: Table 5.1: Praise vs. Encouragement 	
93
Ch. 6: Figure 6.1: Oral Cycle of Bonding 	
103
Ch. 6: Figure 6.2: Disruptions in the Bonding Cycle 	
104
Ch. 6: Table 6.1: Types of Parents	
116
Ch. 8: Figure 8.1: Cycle of Overprotection	
205
Contents Parenting Children with Health Issues
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Chronically ill children -- Care -- Popular works.
Children with disabilities -- Care -- Popular works.
Child development deviations -- Popular works.