Positive Discipline for Preschoolers

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9781559584975: Positive Discipline for Preschoolers

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 won’t 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. You’ll 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 discipline—not 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.

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Discipline is difficult for every family, but when a parent is recovering from drug or alcohol abuse, setting and upholding behavioral limits can be particularly tough. In this familial situation, it's possible that trust has been broken, emotional boundaries trampled, and abuse perpetrated. Parents often do not have the skills necessary to set effective boundaries and follow through with appropriate disciplinary consequences. In Positive Discipline for Parenting in Recovery, authors Jane Nelsen, Riki Intner, and Lynn Lott, all professional counselors working with parents in recovery, give suggestions and advice to help recovering parents learn effective parenting--and disciplinary--skills. In chapters discussing communication, building routines, setting up support networks, and finding ways to break co-dependence patterns, the authors provide tools that will help the entire family recover from unhealthy patterns. --Ericka Lutz

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nts who have taken their first step toward recovery begin to heal the frayed relationship with their children? Parenting and recovery experts Jane Nelsen, Riki Intner, and Lynn Lott help parents take charge of their lives and make positive changes to bring health and healing to the whole family. Parents in recovery learn, one step at a time, how to create order and consistency in their relationship with their children.

Positive Discipline for Parenting in Recovery shows families how to build toward a positive future, focusing on topics such as:

· Start Where You Are and Keep It Simple
· Build Closeness and Trust Through Emotional Honesty
· Connect with Outside Support Groups
· Break Old Patterns of Co-Dependence
· Learn Healthy Communication Skills

“Guides parent with lots of encouragement, practical, manageable steps, and ways to handle the guilt and shame from the past.

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