The Everything Parent's Guide to Positive Discipline: A constructive approach to raising a kind, cooperative, and respectful child

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A child talks back to her mother.
A teenager starts slamming doors and giving dirty looks.
A naughty toddler seems to enjoy the negative response he gets from his exhausted parents.

When misbehaviors begin, they can quickly escalate into an uphill battle of yelling, tears, and resistance--on both sides. ...

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The Everything Parent's Guide to Positive Discipline: A constructive approach to raising a kind, cooperative, and respectful child

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Overview


A child talks back to her mother.
A teenager starts slamming doors and giving dirty looks.
A naughty toddler seems to enjoy the negative response he gets from his exhausted parents.

When misbehaviors begin, they can quickly escalate into an uphill battle of yelling, tears, and resistance--on both sides. This guide is a reassuring and realistic resource for parents struggling to find a positive balance with their kids, featuring guidance on how to:

  • Set priorities for children of any age
  • Open the lines of communication both ways
  • Enforce punishments that teach rather than torture
  • Work successfully with your partner
  • Cultivate an environment of mutual respect

With short takeaways at the conclusion of each chapter, this guide is the only resource you need to cope with behavior issues and raise a well-behaved child!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440528507
  • Publisher: Adams Media
  • Publication date: 11/15/2011
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 1,393,502
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author


Ellen Bowers, PhD is a writer, educator, and mother. She is the former owner and director of a preschool focused on nurturing children's mental health through positive discipline and the arts. She has an extensive teaching background, working with children of all ages, as well as college and university students. Dr. Bowers has a doctorate degree in psychology and a master's of science degree in education and psychology. She is also the author of The Everything Guide to Raising a Toddler.
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