1-2-3 Magic

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Child Management, 1995 - Family & Relationships - 175 pages
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Addressing the task of child discipline with humour and practicality, this work provides easy-to-follow steps for disciplining children aged two to twelve without yelling, arguing, or hitting. It helps parents learn to deal with the six kinds of testing and manipulation, and discover the 10 steps for building self-esteem in children.

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Great book, practical advice anyone can follow. - Overstock.com
Lots of good insights. - Goodreads
Seems like sound advice and system. - Goodreads
It has a simple premise. - Goodreads
... easy to read,and held my attention. - Overstock.com
Good book for reference. - Goodreads

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

User Review  - Neha - Goodreads

I kept hearing great things about this book. The main message is that you need to use counting and time outs to "train" and discipline your child. The book actually makes the analogy to dogs! I ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Erin Fowler - Goodreads

Really great read! I'm interested in starting this with my students next year! Read full review

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Contents

Whats the Problem?
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STRAIGHT THINKING
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Welcome to the 1 23
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Copyright

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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 other books include "1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12,"" All About Attention Deficit Disorder,"" "and "Surviving Your Adolescents." He lives in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Tracy M. Lewis, BA, is the family resource coordinator for a public school system and a family educator for the Commonwealth Parenting Center of Richmond, Virginia. She is also a former elementary school teacher and preschool director. She lives in Stony Creek, Virginia.

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