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Positive Discipline for Preschoolers 2ND Edition

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Publisher Comments:

Caring for young children is one of the most challenging tasks an adult will ever face. No matter how much you love your child, there will be moments filled with frustration, anger, and even desperation. There will also be questions: Why does my four-year-old deliberately lie to me? Why wont my three-year-old listen to me? Should I ever spank my preschooler when she is disobedient? Over the years, millions of parents just like you have come to trust the Positive Discipline series and its commonsense approach to child-rearing.

Now completely updated to report the latest research in child development and learning, Positive Discipline for Preschoolers will teach you how to use methods to raise a child who is responsible, respectful, and resourceful. Youll find practical solutions for how to:

- Avoid the power struggles that often come with mastering sleeping, eating, and potty training

- See misbehavior as an opportunity to teach nonpunitive disciplinenot punishment

- Instill valuable social skills and positive behavior inside and outside the home by using methods that teach important life skills

- Employ family and class meetings to tackle behavorial challenges

- And much, much more!

This revised and updated third edition includes information from the latest research on neurobiology, diet and exercise, gender differences and behavior, the importance of early relationships and parenting, and new approaches to parenting in the age of mass media. In addition, this book offers new information on reducing anxiety and helping children feel safe in troubled times.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-346) and index.

About the Author

Jane Nelsen, Ed.D., coauthor of the bestselling Positive Discipline series, is a licensed marriage, family, and child therapist. Her books have sold over a million copies. She lives in Salt Lake City.

Cheryl Erwin, M.A., is a marriage and family therapist and the coauthor of numerous books in Prima's POSITIVE DISCIPLINE series on raising great children. She lives in Reno, Nevada.

Table of Contents

Contents

AcknowledgmentsPrologue: By the Children

Part One: The Joys and Woes of Adjusting to Your Growing Child1. The Wild and Wonderful World of Preschoolers2. "Where Has My Baby Gone?" From Toddler to Preschooler3. "Don't Talk to Me in That Tone of Voice": Feelings and the Art of Communication

Part Two: Understanding Your Growing Child and Yourself4. "I'm More Capable Than You Think I Am": Nurturing Initiative, Not Manipulation5. Understanding Developmental Appropriateness6. The Miracle of a Young Child's Mind: Preschoolers, Learning, and Brain Development7. Temperament: What Makes Your Child Unique?8. "You Can't Come to My Birthday Party!" Social Skills for Preschoolers9. "My Child Just Won't Listen to Me!" The Continuing Saga of the Developmental Process10. Personality: Yours and Theirs

Part Three: Discipline (Not Punishment) Designed to Empower and Teach Life Skills11. "I've Tried Everything . . . or Have I?": Discipline Versus Punishment12. Decide What You Will Do13. Positive Discipline Parenting Tools14. Courage: From "I Blew It Again" to "I'll Try Again"15. Class Meetings for Preschoolers

Part Four: "You Can't Make 'Em Do It": Exchanging Power Struggles for Respectful Cooperation16. "Doesn't She Ever Get Tired?" Solutions for Bedtime Battles17. "Open Wide . . . Please?": Preschoolers and Eating18. Preschoolers and Potties: An Ongoing Battle?

Part Five: Understanding Your Child at a Deeper Level: Decoding the Belief Behind the Behavior19. The Messages of Misbehavior: Reading the Code20. Mistaken Goals at Home21. Mistaken Goals in the Preschool Setting

Part Six: Child Care and Special Needs22. Your Child and Child Care23. Identifying Quality Child Care24. When Your Child Needs Special Help

ConclusionReferencesIndex

Product Details

ISBN:
9780761515159
Subtitle:
For Their Early Years--Raising Children Who are Responsible, Respectful, and Resourceful
Author:
Nelsen, Jane
Author:
Nelsen, Jane Ed D.
Author:
Duffy, Roslyn Ann
Author:
Jane Nelsen, Ed.D.
Author:
Erwin, Cheryl
Author:
Duffy, Roslyn
Publisher:
Three Rivers Press
Location:
Rocklin, Calif.
Subject:
Child Development
Subject:
Preschool & Kindergarten
Subject:
Child rearing
Subject:
Parenting - Discipline
Subject:
Parent and child
Subject:
Infants & Toddlers - Toddlers
Subject:
Discipline of children
Subject:
Preschool children
Subject:
Toddlers
Subject:
Life Stages - Infants & Toddlers/Toddlers
Subject:
Parenting
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Positive Discipline Library
Series Volume:
no. 2
Publication Date:
20070327
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
20 LINE DRAWINGS
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
9.12x7.38x.74 in. 1.33 lbs.

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