Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids

Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids : How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting

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A groundbreaking guide to raising responsible, capable, happy kids Based on the latest research on brain development and extensive clinical experience with parents, Dr. Laura Markham s approach is as simple as it is effective. Her message: Fostering emotional connection with your child creates real and lasting change. When you have that vital connection, you don t need to threaten, nag, plead, bribe or even punish. This remarkable guide will help parents better understand their own emotions and get them in check so they can parent with healthy limits, empathy, and clear communication to raise a self-disciplined child. Step-by-step examples give solutions and kid-tested phrasing for parents of toddlers rightthrough the elementary years. If you re tired of power struggles, tantrums, and searching for the right consequence, look no further. You re about to discover the practical tools you need to transform your parenting in a positive, proven way."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 137.16 x 205.74 x 22.86mm | 249.47g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • Perigee Books,U.S.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0399160280
  • 9780399160288
  • 492

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"Dr. Laura shows parents how their empathy can wire their child's brain for emotional regulation and happiness -- and a brighter future for humanity. Her understanding and knowledge of the many challenges of raising loving, compassionate children gives parents powerful tools to be the best that they can be. A simple, yet revolutionary, message of love." --Nancy Samalin, M.S, author of "Loving Without Spoiling"show more

About Laura Markham

Dr. Laura Markham is a clinical psychologist specializing in child development and parenting. The founder of, she supports parents every day in her private coaching practice and daily email inspirations. She lives in New York City with her husband and their two teenage more

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