New book empowers parents to ‘stop guessing’ |

New book empowers parents to ‘stop guessing’

ABCandamp;#8217;s Press announces the publication of their latest release, andamp;#8220;The Gymnastics of Love and Discipline: A Parental Template for Giving Children a Voice,andamp;#8221; by Coach Bruce Benko who grew up in Truckee.Bruce Benko is a gifted gymnastics coach who worked in the Houston and Sugar Land, Texas, area for more than 20 years. Throughout the course of his teaching career, Coach Bruce experimented with many communication and discipline techniques. andamp;#8220;The Gymnastics of Love and Discipline: A Parental Template for Giving Children a Voiceandamp;#8221; is his story about what works and doesnandamp;#8217;t work when teaching children in a loving, learning environment. The book is written in an easy-to-read style which speaks directly to parents who seek an effective way to engage, communicate and discipline their children. andamp;#8220;I wrote this book because I felt I had to do it,andamp;#8221; said Coach Bruce. andamp;#8220;I feel I have the golden key that parents are looking for when it comes to communicating and disciplining their children. This book is based on many years of observation and it will help all parents stop guessing when it comes to their children.andamp;#8221; Through countless conversations with thousands of parents, Coach Bruce realized how little the parents understood about what was really going on in their childandamp;#8217;s mind. andamp;#8220;Why is my child giving me a blank stare? Why doesnandamp;#8217;t my child obey the first time I ask him to do something? How can I gain my childandamp;#8217;s trust?andamp;#8221;Coach Bruce addresses these questions and more with specific advice based on results proven over time in his classroom. Many parents discipline their children ineffectively because they are pressed for time. Parents now have a choice: success and the confidence of knowing what is right for their child. Dr. Kay Albrecht, Innovations in Early Childhood Education, child and family development specialist said: andamp;#8220;This book on child discipline tempered with love will resonate with every parent of young children. Easy to read, it suggests parental techniques (or strategies) certain to succeed.andamp;#8221; andamp;#8212; Submitted to the Sun

Bruce Benko grew up in Truckee from 1971-86 and graduated class of andamp;#8217;84. His friends and family still live in the area. In 1987 he decided to pursue a career teaching gymnastics, and moved to Houston, Texas. He found people whom he considered the best in the fields of education and gymnastics and made their work his andamp;#8220;classroom.andamp;#8221; Coach Bruce is an expert on child behavior. His website can be a support system and guide for parents and teachers when addressing children to help you feel more confident with your intention and approach based on a childandamp;#8217;s age-appropriate development scale. He provides Tests to Give Children, A Childandamp;#8217;s Point of View, Affirmations, The Teachersandamp;#8217; Wish List and much much more. His book can be purchased at Truckee Book andamp; Bean, and


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