The months leading up to your child's birth are filled with joys, dreams, plans, and a few worries? How will I be able to communicate with my infant and set boundaries for my toddler are questions prospective parents ask. In Positive Discipline: The First Three Years, you'll find practical solutions and solid advice on how to raise a child who is both capable and confident.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 320 Vendor: Random House, Inc Publication Date: 2007 Dimensions: 9.13 X 7.38 (inches)
ISBN: 0307341593 ISBN-13: 9780307341594 Availability: In Stock Ages: 1-3
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.
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.
Make a Difference During the Most Important Years of Your Child's Life