at least 15 of the ~25 normal
developmental needs of typical
minor children, and...
stages of normal human development proposed by Dr. Erik Erickson.
__ 8) Describe
essential traits of effective parents.
Define at least two criteria for judging the
potential effectiveness of any parent.
Name at least
of an ineffectively-parented teen or adult (a "Grown
Wounded Child" GWC). Grown Nurtured
Children (GNCs) have the opposite traits
effective parents usually rank higher than the welfare of their dependent kids
except in emergencies.
Explain the purpose of family
Describe the several
of child discipline.
__ 14) Summarize...
for effective (vs. "open and honest") interpersonal
required for effective communication,
ten or more common
the best way to teach kids to use these skills
15) Describe at least seven
guidelines for effective child discipline.
Name at least ten
differences between communicating with adults vs. with typical kids and
__ 17) Explain
_ how and _ when to teach a child how to balance work, play, and
_ when and
_ how to explain a personal "life mission"
to a child, and explain...
respectfully encourage a child to discover and pursue their
Describe why, how, and when to teach a child to be
_ their environment.
how, why, and when to teach a child about...
someone's true Self is in charge;
_ how to best
Describe why, how, and when to teach a child how to...
_ recognize and
his or her
Describe why, when, and how to teach a child to...
_ accept, and
_ assert their
personal human rights effectively, with
minimal guilt or anxiety.
for a mutually-satisfying relationship;
_ at least six of the key
between a nurturing relationship and a toxic
the best way to help a child understand and use these
_ an interpersonal (or
_ why triangles can be significantly
_ what adults can do to
permanently dissolve significant triangles and...
_ how and when to
teach this to a minor child.
_ when to
start teaching a child
to recognize and minimize
shame and embarrassment; and explain...
to teach each of these effectively to a child, over time.
Describe how to teach a child to...
_ value and invite
different people, and to
_ appreciate and enjoy (vs. judge or fear) the
differences between people.
Describe how and when to
teach a child to
_ understand and
_ appreciate common
gender-based (male /
sexual attitudes and practices.
28) Explain how to teach a child how to make healthy choices about
_ whom to
_ with what,
_ how to
people they don't trust
Explain how and when to teach a child how to develop, understand, and use
with other living things - including how to
to others empathically.
Describe when and how
to teach a child...
_ how to differentiate
_ how to react appropriately to each of these.
Describe how and when to teach a child how to...
relationship "problems" (unmet needs).
_ why typical kids (and adults) may lie or
withhold their truth, and...
_ how to
react when they do.
what causes anger and
_ how and
_ when to teach a child to understand and use
how and when to
grieving and depression
_ personal and
Describe how and when to teach a child to manage
worries and fears
36) Describe how
to teach a child to
_ how to
excessive guilt to normal,
unmerited guilt, and
_ how to
react to guilt-based
Explain _ when and _ how
to teach a child to...
_ take responsibility for their decisions and actions,
_ give others
responsibility for theirs, without excessive guilt, shame, or anxiety.
38) Describe _ how and _ when to teach a minor child...
_ the difference between
the difference between
toxic vs. healthy
how and _ from whom to seek spiritual awareness, wisdom, and
how to respond to prejudice and
39) Explain _ when and _ how
to teach a child to
_ develop and _ live by their own healthy sense of right and wrong,
how to be honest about mistakes, and...
_ how to learn from
Describe how and why to teach a child
_ how their body works,
how to care for their body and
_ how to manage and enjoy their sensuality and
Describe how and when to teach a child...
_ what an
become addicted, and
_ how and why to avoid
or scorning addicted people.
Explain how and
when to teach a child to want to balance
immediate and long-tem gratification.
_ the main
a child needs to
learn in order to be a self-sufficient young adult,
_ how and when to teach them these skills.
Describe how and when to fill any of these normal
child-development needs not
45) Name at least 15 of the ~30
special adjustment needs
typical kids of parental separation, death, divorce, and
remarriage need adult help to fill.
Can you think of other questions about effective parenting that
should be included here? This is not a
__ 45) In
your opinion, which of the topics above could parents omit
and still be judged effective long term? Explain your