1-2-3 Magic

Front Cover
Child Management, 1995 - Family & Relationships - 175 pages
314 Reviews
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.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
107
4 stars
114
3 stars
69
2 stars
19
1 star
5

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  - Ayelet - Goodreads

I disliked the writing style of the book and had a hard time seeing past that to the actual discussion. I'm also not sure I entirely agree with the methods described. Read full review

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

User Review  - Dionne - Goodreads

I had heard about 1-2-3 Magic as an ESL elementary teacher but never had the chance to read it and apply it. The method is mostly for getting your children to stop unhealthy/unwanted behaviors. I'm ... Read full review

All 163 reviews »

Contents

Whats the Problem?
1
STRAIGHT THINKING
3
Welcome to the 1 23
5
Copyright

23 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1995)

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.

Bibliographic information