1-2-3 Magic

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Child Management, 1995 - Family & Relationships - 175 pages
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Addressing the task of child discipline with humour and practicality, this work provides easy-to-follow steps for disciplining children aged two to twelve without yelling, arguing, or hitting. It helps parents learn to deal with the six kinds of testing and manipulation, and discover the 10 steps for building self-esteem in children.

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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
... easy to read,and held my attention. - Overstock.com
Good book for reference. - Goodreads
A lot of good tips in here. - Goodreads

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

User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

I love this method of child discipline. We have been using a modified version of this for years, but using the full system the author lays out is more effective. Read full review

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

User Review  - Ben - Goodreads

I should post more after I actually try the strategies described here, but I have to say this book spoke to me as practical, specific, and non-awkward in comparison to some of the other stuff I've read. Read full review

Contents

Whats the Problem?
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STRAIGHT THINKING
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Welcome to the 1 23
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Copyright

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Thomas W. Phelan, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and a nationally renowned expert on child discipline and attention deficit disorder. His other books include "1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12,"" All About Attention Deficit Disorder,"" "and "Surviving Your Adolescents." He lives in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Tracy M. Lewis, BA, is the family resource coordinator for a public school system and a family educator for the Commonwealth Parenting Center of Richmond, Virginia. She is also a former elementary school teacher and preschool director. She lives in Stony Creek, Virginia.

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