1-2-3 Magic

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Child Management, 1995 - Family & Relationships - 175 pages
599 Reviews
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
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  - Colin Cox - Goodreads

Helpful tips for just about every situation under the sun. Easy to follow. Decently written. If your kid is being tricky and you are feeling a bit helpless, at least check this book out from the library -- or borrow from me. Read full review

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

User Review  - Lindsay P - Goodreads

I like it for some reasons and not for others. I worry that using this method too much can stop children from expressing emotions and feelings. If they are forced to bottle it up now, they won't know ... 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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About the author (1995)

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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