Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting: Five Strategies that End the Daily Battles and Get Kids to Listen the First Time

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Plume, 2013 - Family & Relationships - 436 pages
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A simple yet revolutionary alternative to helicopter parenting and tiger moms

Tired of nagging, pleading, negotiating, or yelling just to get your kids to do the simple things you ask? There is a better way.

The best English import since Supernanny and an instant bestseller in the U.K., Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting brings the joy back into family life.

Based on her forty-plus years of experience, behavioral specialist NoŽl Janis-Norton outlines a clear, step-by-step plan that will help any parent raise a child who is cooperative and considerate, confident and self-reliant. Transform your family life with these five strategies: Descriptive Praise, Preparing for Success, Reflective Listening, Never Ask Twice and Rewards and Consequences. You’ll begin to see results almost immediately:
• Kids start cooperating the first time
• Mornings, bedtimes, mealtimes and homework all become easier
• Even very resistant kids start saying” yes” instead of “no” Full of examples and real stories from parents, this book gives you the complete tool-kit to achieve Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting.


“The instruction manual every parent should read” —Helena Bonham Carter

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Review: Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting: Five Strategies That End the Daily Battles and Get Kids to Listen the First Time

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So many great strategies and real life examples! The quality time piece cannot be understated. Just the simple effort of making time to throw the football to my middle child made a huge change in our ... Read full review

Review: Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting: Five Strategies That End the Daily Battles and Get Kids to Listen the First Time

User Review  - Goodreads

So many great strategies and real life examples! The quality time piece cannot be understated. Just the simple effort of making time to throw the football to my middle child made a huge change in our ... Read full review

About the author (2013)

NoŽl Janis-Norton is the founder and director of the Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting Centre in London. She divides her time between the UK and the US.

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