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

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ParentMagic, Inc., Oct 1, 2010 - Family & Relationships - 224 pages
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This revised edition of the award-winning 1-2-3 Magic program addresses the difficult task of child discipline with humor, keen insight, and proven experience. The technique offers a foolproof method of disciplining children ages two through 12 without arguing, yelling, or spanking. By means of three easy-to-follow steps, parents learn to manage troublesome behavior, encourage good behavior, and strengthen the parent-child relationship—avoiding the "Talk-Persuade-Argue-Yell-Hit" syndrome which frustrates so many parents. Ten strategies for building a child’s self-esteem and the six types of testing and manipulation a parent can expect from the child are discussed, as well as tips on how to prevent homework arguments, make mealtimes more enjoyable, conduct effective family meetings, and encourage children to start doing their household chores. New advice about kids and technology and new illustrations bring this essential parenting companion completely up-to-date.
 

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Great Book.

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

AMAZING RESULTS

User Review  - snowden77 - Overstock.com

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

Contents

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1
THINKING STRAIGHT
5
CONTROLLING OBNOXIOUS BEHAVIOR Job 1
25
MANAGING KIDS TESTING AND MANIPULATION
77
ENCOURAGING GOOD BEHAVIOR Job 2
115
STRENGTHENING YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR CHILDREN Job 3
171
ENJOYING YOUR NEW FAMILY LIFE
205
Further Readings Resources
213
Index
215
123 Magic Stories and Comments
223
Back Cover
228
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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 books include 1-2-3 Magic for Teachers, All About Attention Deficit Disorder, and Surviving Your Adolescents. He lives in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.

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