Positive Discipline: The First Three Years: From Infant to Toddler--Laying the Foundation for Raising a Capable, Confident Child by Jane Nelsen, Cheryl Erwin, Roslyn Ann Duffy | | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Positive Discipline: The First Three Years: From Infant to Toddler--Laying the Foundation for Raising a Capable, Confident Child / Edition 2

Positive Discipline: The First Three Years: From Infant to Toddler--Laying the Foundation for Raising a Capable, Confident Child / Edition 2

by Jane Nelsen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0307341593

ISBN-13: 2900307341593

Pub. Date: 03/27/2007

Publisher: Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony

The months leading up to the birth of a child are filled with joy, dreams, plans-and a few worries. As a caring parent, you want to start your child out in life with the proper foundation. But where do you go for 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

Overview

The months leading up to the birth of a child are filled with joy, dreams, plans-and a few worries. As a caring parent, you want to start your child out in life with the proper foundation. But where do you go for 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? How can I help her grow in the most loving and effective way possible? Over the years, millions of parents just, like you have come to trust the classic Positive Discipline series. These books offer a commonsense approach to child-rearing that is often lacking in today's world. In Positive Discipline: The First Three Years, you'll learn how to use kind and firm methods to raise a child who feels both capable and confident. You'll find practical solutions and solid advice on how to: Encourage independence and exploration while providing appropriate boundaries, Use nonpunitive discipline that is compatible with the latest research on child development, Recognize when your child is ready to master the challenges of sleeping, eating, and potty training, and avoid the power struggles that so often come with those lessons, Identify your child's temperament and get into his world, Understand what the latest research in brain development tells us about how babies and toddlers think and learn, And much, much more!

This newly revised and updated second edition includes the latest information on neurobiology and brain development, gender differences, attachment, and the importance of early relationships to help you understand your young child's behavior. Containing real-life examples of challenges otherparents and caregivers have faced, Positive Discipline: The First Three Years is the one book that no parent should be without. Introduction vii Prologue: By the Children 1.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900307341593
Publisher:
Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
Publication date:
03/27/2007
Series:
Positive Discipline Library
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
304

Table of Contents


Positive Discipline Principles for Your Family     3
Welcoming Baby     25
Getting to Know Your Young Child     39
The Miraculous Brain: Helping Your Child Learn     53
Temperament: What Makes Your Child Unique?     69
Trust Versus Mistrust: "Can I Count on You?"     85
Autonomy Versus Doubt and Shame: "I Can Stand on My Own Two Feet (but Don't Abandon Me!)"     95
Understanding Age-Appropriate Behavior-and How to Manage It     111
Understanding the Learning Process for Nurturing Self-Reliance and Confidence     125
The Development of Emotional Skills and Language     137
Getting Along in the Great Big World: The Development of Social Skills     161
You Can't Make' Em Do It: Sleeping     177
Your Toddler and Eating: "Open Wide...Please?"     193
Toileting: "It's My Job, Not Yours"     209
Building Healthy Self-Esteem Through Encouragement     217
The World "Out There": Dealing with the Influence of Technology and Culture     233
Who's Watching the Kids? Choosing (and Living with) Childcare     243
Growing as a Family: Finding Support, Resources, and Sanity     263
Conclusion     277
Suggested Readings     281
For More Information     284
Acknowledgments     285
Index     287

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