children is not a job you can leave to chance.
Now you can turn to SyberVision's Successful
Parenting to learn the keys to becoming
the kind of parent your child needs.
Roots and Wings. . .the greatest
gifts we can give our children.
This comprehensive, step-by-step, audio
program will help you fully understand the
ultimate goal of
to give your children "roots"—the
security and self-confidence to tackle obstacles—and
"wings"—the ability to manage
their own lives.
Successful Parenting is based on
the breakthrough research of Dr.
Katherine Kersey, Professor and Chairperson
of the Department of Early Childhood, Speech
Language Pathology and Special Education at
Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.
success defined in the context of this program
is having raised children who are caring,
studying thousands of successful parents
to find out why their children turned
out so well, Dr. Kersey and other researchers
isolated 10 characteristics common to
Successful Parenting explains
these 10 Master Keys of parenting success
and shows you how to pattern your actions
after parents who have already raised
happy, well adjusted children.
confident, competent, and
independent—children, who as adults
are emotionally healthy and mature.
The program shows you how to take the
right kinds of action in every child-rearing
situation—from disciplining toddlers
to dealing with rebellious teenagers.
With the help of Successful Parenting,
you'll develop a close relationship
with your children that will deepen
as the years go by.
informative audio sessions that
take you step-by-step through
the principles of this program
and show you how to apply them
immediately into your life.
Includes dramatizations of actual
parenting situations where you
choose the responses you feel
are right and then receive feedback
and your choices. The audio
is supported by a comprehensive
100-page digital progress guide
that will help you remember
and master the keys Successful
techniques, and benefits of treating your
child with respect. (Click
to listen to Session 4).
Fourteen life-changing audio sessions
on four audio CDs and a digital progress
guide and journal. $89 (MP3).
Roots and Wings: The Power of Successful
Parenting. The problems,
frustration and concerns of parenting
and the methods to help you to help
your children to reach their potential.
2. The Positive Parent: The
10 Characteristics of Parents with Caring,
Confident, Competent, and Independent
Children. A model for emulation
based on the study of thousands of successful
parents and years of research.
3. The Vision You Hold of Your
Child: The New Psychology of Parenting.
Your child is the self-fulling
expectation of how you see him or her
in your mind. How to create a positive
vision of your child that includes unlimitless
potential, caring, love, and respect.
Magic of Respect: How to Increase Your
Child's Feelings of Self-Worth. The
5. The Responsible Child: Making
Sure That Privileges are Earned. Helps
you teach your child that privileges and freedom
go hand-in-hand with responsibility.
6. Positive Discipline: How to
Help Your Child Overcome Self-Defeating Behavior.
Guidelines for appropriate discipline,
how to determine what is inappropriate behavior,
and how to overlook minor misbehavior.
The Power of Encouragement: How to Help
Your Child Develop the Habits of Success.
Insights into the most
productive way to reward your children
so they become self-starting and self-motivating
8. The Independent Child: Teaching
Children to Solve Their Own Problems.
The importance of giving
children choices and helping them learn
from their mistakes.
9. The Pride of Ownership: How
to Enlist Your Child's Help in Rule-Making.
Why your child should take
part in determining the positive and
negative consequences of his or her
The Child Unique: How to Recognize and
Develop Your Child's Individuality.
Learn to recognize, encourage,
and develop your child's natural gifts
and abilities, recognize weaknesses
and turn them into strengths.
11. Sensitive Parent .
. . Feeling Child: How to Tune Into
Your Child's Feelings. Helps
your child develop love and empathy
12. The Power of Example: How
to Model Behaviors You Want Your Children
to Imitate. Develop the qualities
you want to see in your child and eliminate
The Joy of Parenting: How to Enjoy Your
Child. Children are temporary
gifts to us that soon grow into independent
adults. How to treasure the short time
we have with our children.
14. Your Child's Last Day at
Home: The Gift of Roots and Wings. The
day will come when your child leaves
the home nest for good. How to plan
for that day years in advance to ensure
that your child has both "roots"
Kersey is Professor of Early Childhood
Education and Chairperson of the Department
of Early Childhood, Speech Language
Pathology and special Education at Old
Dominion University, where she has been
on the faculty since l969. She has authored
three books - The Art of Sensitive Parenting,
Helping Your Child Handle Stress, and
Don’t Take It Out On Your Kids.
She has appeared on several national
talk shows, including "Oprah",
"Sonya Live", CNN, and the
Les Brown Show.
Dr. Kersey is married
to Dr. Wilbur Kersey and they
have three grown children:
Barbara Kersey, a family therapist,
two sons, David and Marc, both engineers
in the construction business, and
Kersey has dedicated her personal
and professional life to the needs
and concerns of families in today’s
world, with the hope that some day
the world will be a safer and better
place for children.