1-2-3 Magic

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Child Management, 1995 - Family & Relationships - 175 pages
286 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  - Erik Potter - Goodreads

The first 25 pages sound like an infomercial. I guess that's par for the course with self-help style books. Nevertheless, these are golden techniques that have really worked well with my daughter. I ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

Simplistic and I'm not sure I'm a believer in time outs... But the simplicity of counting and not doing emotion or excessive talk is brilliant and times perfectly for me and my 21 month old. Day one ... 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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