Taking Charge: Caring Discipline That Works at Home and at Schoolby JoAnne Nordling
What do you do when a child: Sasses you? Refuses to mind? Threatens or hurts other children? Doesn't do assigned schoolwork or chores? Whines and complains? Constantly interrupts? Won't go to bed? Pouts and sulks? Bosses? Starts smoking, cutting classes? If the children in your family or classroom are driving you crazy and you need ideas for getting back in control of the situation, this is the book for you. Based on the philosophy of Abraham Maslow, Taking Charge is a definitive guide to the art and skill of disciplining children with love and respect, from ages three through the teens. It is the outcome of over forty years of parenting, teaching, and counseling experience, resulting in an overall approach that works!
You'll discover how to: Identify the four types of misbehaviors and learn to correct them, Defuse children's anger and prevent violent behaviors, Strengthen and enrich adult-child relationships, Teach children to act responsibly, Create a cooperative atmosphere in the classroom and at home, Keep from sabotaging yourself, Open two-way communication with the child's inner self, Teach children to settle their own disputes, Avoid power struggles, Convince children they are loved unconditionally, Set healthy limits, Nurture healthy emotional growth and high self-esteem.
About the Author:
JoAnne Nordling is co-founder of Parent Support Center in Oregon
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- 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)
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