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ISBN13: 9780345348562
ISBN10: 0345348567
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For twenty-five years, Positive Discipline has been the gold standard reference for grown-ups working with children. Now Jane Nelsen, distinguished psychologist, educator, and mother of seven, has written a revised and expanded edition. The key to positive discipline is not punishment, she tells us, but mutual respect. Nelsen coaches parents and teachers to be both firm and kind, so that any child-from a three-year-old toddler to a rebellious teenager-can learn creative cooperation and self-discipline with no loss of dignity. Inside you'll discover how to

- bridge communication gaps

- defuse power struggles

- avoid the dangers of praise

- enforce your message of love

- build on strengths, not weaknesses

- hold children accountable with their self-respect intact

- teach children not what to think but how to think

- win cooperation at home and at school

- meet the special challenge of teen misbehavior

It is not easy to improve a classic book, but Jane Nelson has done so in this revised edition. Packed with updated examples that are clear and specific, Positive Discipline shows parents exactly how to focus on solutions while being kind and firm. If you want to enrich your relationship with your children, this is the book for you.

-Sal Severe, author of How to Behave So Your Children Will, Too!

Millions of children have already benefited from the counsel in this wise and warmhearted book, which features dozens of true stories of positive discipline in action. Give your child the tools he or she needs for a well-adjusted life with this proven treasure trove of practical advice.

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Donzilla, February 16, 2008 (view all comments by Donzilla)
Just picked this up the other day -- it's GREAT! As a new father, I've had a lot of questions, not only about discipline in general but also in specific cases. This books seems to dovetail nicely with the ideas my Wife and I had been forming on our own.

My favorite line: "You cannot make you child eat; you cannot make your child sleep; you cannot make your child use the bathroom."
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780345348562
Author:
Nelsen, Jane
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Parenting
Subject:
School discipline
Subject:
Child rearing
Subject:
Discipline of children
Subject:
School discipline -- Children.
Edition Number:
2nd ed.
Edition Description:
1st Ballantine Books ed., Bibliography: p. 233-234
Series Volume:
1192
Publication Date:
1987
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xxiv, 242 p.

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