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1-2-3 magic : effective discipline for children 2-12  Cover Image Book Book

1-2-3 magic : effective discipline for children 2-12 / Thomas W. Phelan, PhD.


"Being a parent is one of the most rewarding experiences in life, but every family faces challenges that can be frustrating and overwhelming. For more than twenty-five years, internationally renowned clinical psychologist Thomas W. Phelan's 1-2-3 Magic has helped millions of parents, teachers, and caregivers raise independent, emotionally intelligent children and build happier, healthier families-all through an easy-to-understand program that you'll swear 'works like magic'"--

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  • ISBN: 9781492629887
  • Physical Description: xx, 265 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: Sixth edition.
  • Publisher: Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Parenting : long hours, no pay, excellent benefits -- Building a solid foundation for parenting. Orientation to the parenting profession ; Your job as a parent ; Challenging the little adult assumption ; Avoiding the two biggest discipline mistakes -- Controlling obnoxious behavior : parenting job 1. Getting results through counting ; Advice for nearly any counting challenge ; Disciplining your child in public Real-life story 1 : The case of the temper tantrum terrorist ; How to handle sibling rivalry, tantrums, pouting, and lying ; Real-life-story 2 : The incredible case of the traveling troublemakers ; Getting started with counting -- Managing testing and manipulation. Recognizing the six types of testing and manipulation ; Tales from the trenches -- Encouraging good behavior : parenting job 2. Establishing positive routines ; Getting up and out in the morning ; Cleaning up and chores ; Surviving suppertime ; Tackling the homework problem ; Going to bed -- and staying there! ; Real-life story 3 : The case of bedlam at bedtime ; Managing your expectations -- Strengthening your relationships with your children : parenting job 3. Sympathetic listening ; Real-life story 4 : The case of the fickle friends ; The dangers of over-parenting ; Real magic : one-on-one fun ; Solving problems together -- Enjoying your new family life. Staying consistent ; Your happy, healthy family.
Subject: Discipline of children.
Child rearing.

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  • 12 of 13 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Cass County.


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Cass County Library-Harrisonville 649.1 PHE 2016 (Text) 0002204935890 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 04/25/2024

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