Loving Your Child Is Not Enough: Positive Discipline That Works

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In this now-classic, straightforward approach to childraising, Nancy Samalin shows parents how to set clear, concise guidelines to ensure positive and constructive discipline. Based on her extensive work with parents and children, she offers the most recent and invaluable advice on:
  • Avoiding daily battles
  • Using alternatives to punishment
  • Dealing with anger
  • Learning to let go
  • Diminishing sibling rivalries and much, much more.
Filled with practical solutions to everyday problems and thoughtful, useful information on opening up communication between the generations, Loving Your Child Is Not Enough will help parents to truly enjoy their child's growing years.
  • Nancy Samalin is a contributing editor to Parents magazine with a regular column on discipline.
  • Available on audiocassette from Penguin HighBridge Audio

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I like the practicality of this book. The layout/style is efficient - in dialogue form - but I found that I had to be in a certain frame of mind to read and truly follow it. Then again, I read the ... Read full review


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When It Isnt Negotiable
Fight Starters
Letting the Child Solve the Problem
What Does Work?
A Better Way
Brief Expressions of Anger
ExitThe FourLetter Word That Works
Restoring Loving Feelings
The Best Teaching Techniques
A Sweater Is Something You Put on When Your Mother Is Cold
Good Taste Is What Your Mother Likes

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About the author (1998)

Nancy Samalin, the founder and director of Parent Guidance Workshops since 1976, presents lectures and workshops to thousands of parents and professionals worldwide.

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