I Brake for Meltdowns: How to Handle the Most Exasperating Behavior of Your 2- to 5-Year-Old
ReadHowYouWant.com, Jul 27, 2009 - Family & Relationships - 452 pages
Any parent knows the drill: you're having a nice day with your youngster, then suddenly - meltdown! How to react? Or not react? I Brake for Meltdowns offers parents welcome relief: an annotated listing of all the exasperating things little kids do and step-by-step advice on how to handle each situation. From ''Public Meltdowns'' to ''In Search of Sleep'' to ''Manipulators and Clever Cons,'' this book covers every bugaboo you've encountered or can imagine. What to do when your little one: Has difficulty sharing or taking turns.... Has a meltdown at the grocery store, in a restaurant, at a friend's house.... Won't eat what you made for dinner.... Screams like crazy when you head out the door at daycare or preschool.... Won't put his coat on.... Talks back to other adults.... Refuses to brush her teeth, clean her room, get in her car seat.... Constantly engages in self-criticism.... Keeps getting out of bed when it's time to go to sleep Rest assured even the best parents and best kids experience their share of meltdowns - it's part of growing up! With handy ''Been There'' stories from other parents, suggested language to use with your child, and ''What If ... (that didn't work)'' alternatives, I Brake for Meltdowns will save many parents who try their darnedest but need a cheat sheet for when they're stumped by their willful tykes. Publisher: DaCapo Press/Perseus.
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Avoid a few tantrums....User Review - labron - Overstock.com
This book does have some good advice about specific phrases to use and not use with your child and an explanation. For example the phrase share was replaced with take turns and this has worked really ... Read full review
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