Positive Time Out: Over 50 Ways to Avoid Power Struggles in the Home and the Classroom
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Positive Time Out: Over 50 Ways to Avoid Power Struggles in the Home and the Classroom

by Jane Nelsen
     
 

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Discover the Power of Positive Time-Out
Time-out is one of the most popular disciplinary techniques used in homes and schools today. But instead of being the positive, motivating, experience it should be for children, it is often punitive, counterproductive, and damaging to their gentle psyches.
In this book, bestselling parenting author Jane

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Discover the Power of Positive Time-Out
Time-out is one of the most popular disciplinary techniques used in homes and schools today. But instead of being the positive, motivating, experience it should be for children, it is often punitive, counterproductive, and damaging to their gentle psyches.
In this book, bestselling parenting author Jane Nelsen shows you how to make time-out a positive learning experience for children. Inside, you'll discover how positive time-out can teach children the art of self-discipline and instill such invaluable qualities as self-confidence and problem-solving skills. You'll also learn how to:
·Make time-out an encouraging experience
·Develop an attitude and action plan to avoid power struggles with children
·Empower children by involving them in the behavior changing process
·Understand the mistaken goals of negative behavior
"Gives parents and teachers the encouragement and tools they need to help children handle their own behavior."—Sheryl Hausinger, M.D., Texas Children's Pediatric Associates and mother of three
"Offers more than 50 ways that parents can set limits while still encouraging their kids. It should be in every doctor's waiting room."—Jody McVittie, M.D., family physician

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Discover the Power of Positive Time-Out
Charles Yarborough
Nelson's professional history supports her confidence in a positive time–out system, and she makes a powerful argument for its implementation.
Alternative Family

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761521754
Publisher:
Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony
Publication date:
10/28/1999
Series:
Positive Discipline Series
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
1,194,196
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.41(d)

Meet the Author

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.

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