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

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ParentMagic, Incorporated, 2003 - Family & Relationships - 212 pages
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"Addressing the task of disciplining children ages 2 through 12 without arguing, yelling, or spanking, this program offers easy-to-follow steps to immediately manage troublesome behavior with reason, patience, and compassion. Parents and teachers learn how to encourage and respect children's growing independence with 10 strategies for building self-esteem. Also discussed are the three most important qualities for parents or teachers to exhibit in order to foster competence in kids. Tips are included on how to prevent homework arguments, make mealtimes more enjoyable, conduct effective family meetings, and encourage children to start doing their household chores. This award-winning program discusses the importance of establishing and maintaining a home or classroom with fair and consistent discipline. This revised edition includes suggestions on how to avoid over-parenting, build children's social skills, and apply the program within mental health agencies and classrooms. "

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User Review  - nancy1mom - Overstock.com

The book is full of photos and is very easy to read at a childrens understanding level. My 5 year old enjoyed hearing the stories. She understands what how and why her Mommy is using 1 2 3 Magic. Read full review


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I am not one that likes to read EVER! But I have a 3 year old that I couldnt disipline and no disipline was working for me or her. She was very stubborn and independent. I have 3 other older children ... Read full review


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Thomas W Phelan PhD is a clinical psychologist and lives in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.

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