Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting: Five Strategies that End the Daily Battles and Get Kids to Listen the First Time

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Plume, 2012 - Family & Relationships - 436 pages
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A simple yet revolutionary alternative to helicopter parenting and tiger moms

Tired of nagging, pleading, negotiating, or yelling just to get your kids to do the simple things you ask? There is a better way.

The best English import since Supernanny and an instant bestseller in the U.K., Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting brings the joy back into family life.

Based on her forty-plus years of experience, behavioral specialist Noël Janis-Norton outlines a clear, step-by-step plan that will help any parent raise a child who is cooperative and considerate, confident and self-reliant. Transform your family life with these five strategies: Descriptive Praise, Preparing for Success, Reflective Listening, Never Ask Twice and Rewards and Consequences. You’ll begin to see results almost immediately:
• Kids start cooperating the first time
• Mornings, bedtimes, mealtimes and homework all become easier
• Even very resistant kids start saying” yes” instead of “no” Full of examples and real stories from parents, this book gives you the complete tool-kit to achieve Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting.


“The instruction manual every parent should read” —Helena Bonham Carter

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Review: Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting: Five Strategies That End the Daily Battles and Get Kids to Listen the First Time

User Review  - AJ Conroy - Goodreads

Seemed like good advice as I was reading it, but it didn't work so well in practice. Read full review

Review: Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting: Five Strategies That End the Daily Battles and Get Kids to Listen the First Time

User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

Same as other book. Very imformative and stuck to main idea throughout the book. Very helpful advice to help in struggle situations. Very repettitive with ideas. I guess the author is trying to write ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

Noël Janis-Norton is the founder and director of the Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting Centre in London. She divides her time between the UK and the US.

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