1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12

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Parentmagic, Incorporated, Feb 1, 2004 - Family & Relationships - 224 pages
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"Addressing the task of disciplining children ages 2 through 12 without arguing, yelling, or spanking, this 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. This 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. "

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Great book, practical advice anyone can follow. - Overstock.com
Lots of good insights. - Goodreads
Seems like sound advice and system. - Goodreads
It has a simple premise. - Goodreads
At this writing, he's about 4) Consistency is the key. - Goodreads
... easy to read,and held my attention. - Overstock.com

Review: 1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12

User Review  - Mary Messall - Goodreads

This book is *all about* rewards and punishments (mostly time outs). While the "no emotion, no explanations, no spanking" advice is better than screaming matches and smacks, that's not the only ... Read full review

Review: 1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

This book was simple and gave me a lot of good ideas. My older boys might be a little too old for this but it has worked beautifully for my younger girls. Let's see if I can keep it up. Read full review

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