This concise book includes fresh insights and suggestions as well as the author's time-tested methods to solve common problems and build foundations for lasting relationships, including innovative ways to: Cope with your child's negative feelings, such as frustration, anger, grief and disappointment.
Express your strong feelings without being hurtful.
Engage your child's willing co-operation.
Set firm limits and maintain goodwill.
Use alternatives to punishment that promote self-discipline.
Understand the difference between helpful and unhelpful appraisal.
Resolve family conflicts peacefully.
If you're tired of power struggles, tantrums, and searching for the right approach, look no further. You're about to discover the practical tools you need to transform your parenting in a positive and proven way.
Based on the latest research on brain development and extensive scientific experience with parents, this book approach is as simple as it is valid with the philosophy that fosters an emotional connection with your children and to create a real and lasting difference. When you have that vital connection, you don't need to threaten, nag, plead, bribe, or even punish.
Toddlers are constantly changing, and they can quickly become overwhelmed by it all. When faced with the meltdowns that toddlers are known for, it can be challenging to know which toddler discipline techniques will best help your child grow into a stronger and kinder person.
The down-to-earth, respectful approach of the author makes relationships with children of all ages less stressful and more rewarding.