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1-2-3 Magic : Effective Discipline for Children 2–12 (Unabridged) (CD/Spoken Word) (Thomas W.

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Based on the bestselling parenting book 1-2-3 Magic—now available on audio CD!

"1-2-3 Magic made parenting fun again."

"I highly recommend this book to any parent who is spending more time yelling at or nagging their children than smiling at and laughing with them."

"All I have to say is that the ideas in this book really WORK! It really is like magic!"

"It's such a relief to not feel like I'm constantly yelling at someone! If you want to see a fast improvement in your child's behavior, check out 1-2-3 Magic."

1-2-3 Magic allows you to get back in charge of your home and enjoy your kids again by helping you set limits for your children, and by breaking down the complex task of parenting into three straightforward steps:

1. Controlling Obnoxious Behavior: Learn an amazingly simple technique to get the kids to STOP doing what you don't want them to do (whining, arguing, tantrums, sibling rivalry, etc.)2. Encouraging Good Behavior: Learn several effective methods to get your kids to START doing what you want them to do (picking up, eating, going to bed—and staying there!, chores, etc.)3. Strengthening Your Relationships: Learn powerful techniques that reinforce the bond between you and your children.

You'll find tools to use in virtually every situation, including advice for common problems such as:

WhiningSibling rivalryReluctance to do choresRefusing to go to bed or getting up in the middle of the nightTalking backStubbornness

For years, millions of parents from all over the world have used the award-winning 1-2-3 Magic program to help them raise happier, healthier families and put the fun back into parenting.

Addressing the task of disciplining children ages 2 through 12 without arguing, yelling, or spanking, this audio program offers easy-to-follow steps to immediately manage troublesome behavior with reason, patience, and compassion. Parents and teachers learn how to encourage and respect children’s growing independence with 10 strategies for building self-esteem. Also discussed are the three most important qualities for parents or teachers to exhibit in order to foster competence in kids. Tips are included on how to prevent homework arguments, make mealtimes more enjoyable, conduct effective family meetings, and encourage children to start doing their household chores. An award-winning program discusses the importance of establishing and maintaining a home or classroom with fair and consistent discipline, this revised edition includes suggestions on how to avoid over-parenting, build children’s social skills, and apply the program within mental health agencies and classrooms.
Edition: Unabridged
Genre: Family + Relationships
Sub-Genre: Parenting / General
Publisher: Sourcebooks Inc
Author: Thomas W. Phelan
Language: English
Street Date: April 28, 2006
TCIN: 11465171
UPC: 9781889140230
Item Number (DPCI): 248-03-6675

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