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1-2-3 Magic for Christian Parents (Paperback) (Thomas W. Phelan)
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Based on the bestselling parenting book 1-2-3 Magic and adapted for a Christian lifestyle!
"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."
Complete with relevant Bible verses, explanations, and exercises, this guide builds on the enormously popular 1-2-3 Magic discipline system by addressing the concerns of a Christian parent. Dr. Thomas W. Phelan and pastor Chris Webb teach parents to take charge while refraining from any physical discipline or yelling, leading to better behaved children, happier parents, and a more peaceful home environment.
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.