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
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  - Ross - Goodreads

An easy read with a useful strategy to help parents with children with behavior problems. Read full review

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

User Review  - Rachel - Goodreads

I liked that this book had two different strategies-one for stopping bad behavior, and one for starting behavior or good routines. The examples in the book were pretty simple and straight-forward, so ... 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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