Positive Discipline

Positive Discipline : The First Three Years - from Infant to Toddler - Laying the Foundation for Raising a Capable, Confident Child

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Make a Difference During the Most Important Years of Your Child's Life The months leading up to the birth of a child are filed with joy, dreams, plans--and a few worries. As a caring parent, you want to start your child out in life on the proper foundation. But where do you go for the answers to such questions as: How do I communicate with an infant who doesn't understand words? How can I effectively teach boundaries to my toddler? Should I ever spank my child? Over the years, millions of parents just like you have come to trust Jane Nelsen's classic "Positive Discipline" series. These books offer a commonsense approach to child-rearing that so often is lacking in today's world. In "Positive Discipline: The First Three Years," you'll learn how to use kind but firm support to raise a child who is both capable and confident. You'll find practical solutions and solid advice on how to: -Encourage independence and exploration while providing appropriate boundaries -Use non-punitive methods to instill valuable social skills and positive behavior inside and outside the home -Recognize when your child is ready to master the challenges of sleeping, eating, and potty training, and how to avoid the power struggles that often come with those lessons -Identify your child's temperament -Understand what the latest research in brain development tells us about raising healthy children -And much, much more! Containing real-life examples of challenges other parents and caregivers have faced, "Positive Discipline: The First Three Years" is the one book that no parent should be without.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 185.4 x 226.1 x 15.2mm | 362.88g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Crown Publications
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0307341593
  • 9780307341594
  • 60,178

About Jane;Erwin Nelsen

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. Roslyn Duffy, also a coauthor of several Positive Discipline books, is a child care director with over seventeen years of experience, a counselor in private practice, parent and education specialist, and public speaker.show more

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Make a Difference During the Most Important Years of Your Child's Lifeshow more