Discipline Without Distress

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At last, a positive discipline book that is chock-full of practical tips, strategies, skills, and ideas for parents of babies through teenagers, and tells you EXACTLY what to do "in the moment" for every type of behavior, from whining to web surfing.

Parents and children today face very different challenges from those faced by the previous generation. Today's children play not only in the sandbox down the street, but also in the World Wide Web, which is too big and complex for ...

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Overview

At last, a positive discipline book that is chock-full of practical tips, strategies, skills, and ideas for parents of babies through teenagers, and tells you EXACTLY what to do "in the moment" for every type of behavior, from whining to web surfing.

Parents and children today face very different challenges from those faced by the previous generation. Today's children play not only in the sandbox down the street, but also in the World Wide Web, which is too big and complex for parents to control and supervise. As young as age four, your children can contact the world, and the world can contact them. A strong bond between you and your child is critical in order for your child to regard you as their trusted advisor. Traditional discipline methods no longer work with today's children, and they destroy your ability to influence your increasingly vulnerable children who need you as their lifeline! Spanking and time-outs do not work. You need new discipline tools!

About the Author:
Judy Arnall, BA, is a Parent Educator for several health organizations, a Toastmaster trained speaker, and mother of five children

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780978050900
  • Publisher: Partners Pub Group
  • Publication date: 3/1/2008
  • Pages: 440
  • Sales rank: 673,297
  • Product dimensions: 5.76 (w) x 8.24 (h) x 0.89 (d)

Table of Contents


Why we need to change our discipline tools
The Purpose of Discipline: Teach, not hurt     11
Build The Bond: Be the person you want them to be     49
Discipline, Not Punishment: Stay with your "no" and honor your words     83
Punishments and Bribes Don't Work: Look for the need or feeling (NOF) under the behavior     97
Good Parents Feel Angry: Separate your anger from your discipline     130
Your Child is Unique: All the factors that affect discipline     168
Tools from the trenches
Discipline Tools for Babies 0 - 1 Years: Attachment     195
Discipline Tools for Toddlers 1 - 2 Years: Action     213
Discipline Tools for Preschoolers 3 - 5 Years: Action and talk     242
Discipline Tools for School-aged Children 6 - 12 Years: Talk and action     283
Discipline Tools for Teenagers 13 - 19 Years: Negotiate     320
Technology Without Distress: Educate, not ban     354
A Final Word     374
Discipline Tool Summary for Common Behaviors     375
Index     425
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