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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User Review  - FunkyDung - LibraryThing

I'd give the techniques at least 4/5 stars, but the presentation leaves much to be desired. Put succinctly, this book's origin as a pamphlet is obvious. It should be rewritten from scratch or at least ... Read full review

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User Review  - amme_mr - LibraryThing

I have known about this method of discipline for several years, but have only just gotten around to reading the book in regards to implementing the entire strategy. This strategy works wonders with my ... Read full review

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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