Deborah Gilboa, MD, aka Dr. G, draws on her experience as a family physician and a mother of four to provide practical, age-appropriate strategies for parents of children between the ages of 18 months and 12 years dealing with the most common parenting problems, including:
- How can I get my child to stop whining?
- Why can’t these kids get along?
- Should we pay our children to do chores?
With her signature blend of humor and real-world advice, Dr. G offers a roadmap of quick, concrete ways to help parents use everyday opportunities to create respectful, responsible, and resilient children without screaming, nagging, guilt, or guesswork.
Parenting expert, Deborah Gilboa, M.D. aka “Doctor G” is a family physician, international speaker, author and TV personality. She developed the “3 R’s of Parenting” to empower parents to raise respectful, responsible, and resilient kids. Her book, Get the Behavior You Want, Without Being the Parent You Hate released September 10, 2014
What They’re Saying…
“Family doctor and parenting expert Gilboa reassures readers that everyone struggles with parenting, and provides a primer for managing and coaching well-adjusted and well-behaved children, from preschool to middle school. Good behavior isn’t just expected from children; Gilboa addresses plenty of changes parents should make, including patient task delegation, and the importance of getting out of the way. Throughout, she employs topic-relevant “Ask Dr. G” call-outs to illustrate points and adds bold sub-heads that make for quick reading and concrete messaging.”
– Publisher’s Weekly
“Dr. G. doles out straightforward parenting advice for kids of all ages with her down-to-earth sense of humor and non-judgmental tone. This book is a breakthrough for any parent needing a little extra support along this crazy ride, making even the most insecure parent feel well taken care of rather than wracked with guilt. Thank you, Dr. G, for giving me the only book on parenting that I don’t want to chuck out the window!”
– Jill Smokler, New York Times bestselling author of Confessions of a Scary Mommy and founder of ScaryMommy.com
“Dr. G’s superb book is brimming with insights and practical, actionable, doable steps that parents can take to raise responsible, resilient children prepared to thrive in our unpredictable world. Her lighthearted delivery coupled with the gravity of her message make this a page turner. Imagine a real-deal parenting book that is fun to read – you’ve found it.”
– Kenneth R. Ginsburg, MD, MS Ed, author of Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Raising Kids with Roots and Wings
“If the future you see for your children includes a successful launch as a young adult, and you are not sure how to get from here to there, pick up this book today. You won’t regret it.”
– Kathy Webb, In-Home Childcare Expert and co-Founder, HomeWork Solutions, Inc.
“This book is chock full of her great advice along with stories that help me remember what she recommends. I love having her on our show, and you’ll love having her on your nightstand!”
– Val Warner, co-host of Windy City LIVE