1-2-3 magic: training your children to do what you want

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Child Management, Jan 1, 1995 - Family & Relationships - 180 pages
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A proven bestseller, this book addresses the difficult task of child discipline with humor, keen insight and proven experience. This time tested program provides easy-to-follow steps for disciplining children ages 2-12 without yelling, arguing or spanking. Readers will learn when and how their silence can speak louder than words.

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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

Contents

Straight Thinking
3
The 123
23
What to Do in Public
37
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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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