Discipline with Love and Limits: Practical Solutions to Over 100 Common Childhood Behavior Problems

Discipline with Love and Limits: Practical Solutions to Over 100 Common Childhood Behavior Problems

by Barbara C. Unell, Jerry Wyckoff

Paperback(Revised ed.)

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"The tools in this beloved book change everyday struggles into teachable moments." — Wendy Webb, Mother, Grandmother, and National Trainer, Parents as Teachers

Filled with parent-tested advice for over 100 asked-for behaviors, including:

Screen Addiction - Bullying - Temper Tantrums - Won't Listen - Whining - Not Eating - Jealousy - Biting - Lying - Talking Back - Testing Limits - Won't Go to Bed - Clinging - Interrupting - Won't Do Homework - Sibling Rivalry...and more!

With over 1 million copies sold, this updated and completely revised bestseller is the only pediatrician-recommended guide for what to do and what not to do in encouraging, respectful ways when responding to everyday behavior challenges of toddlers to teens. Practical solutions on each page teach empathy and inclusiveness, reduce stress and anxiety, build positive relationships, and empower children to thrive emotionally and physically.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738285696
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 07/09/2019
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Jerry L. Wyckoff, PhD, is a child psychologist who has helped parents and their children for more than 40 years and has co-authored five books on parenting with Barbara Unell.

Barbara C. Unell is a parent-educator and journalist who co-founded TWINS Magazine and Kansas City Parent, and has co-authored over a dozen books on parenting. She has also helped launch social-emotional development programs

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Introduction: Why Is Parenting So Stressful? xi

1 What to Do: How a Healthy Mind S.E.T.® Prevents Toxic Stress 1

2 What Not to Do: How Unhealthy Discipline Creates Toxic Stress 9

3 How to Use This Book 15

4 Encouraging Reminders 19

5 Teaching Tools That Build Emotionally Strong Children 21

6 Behavior Problems and Solutions 25

Acts Shyly 25

Aggressive Behavior/Hurting Others: Hitting, Biting, and Bullying 30

Bad Manners 38

Car Travel Conflicts 43

Climbs 48

Clings to Parents / Separation Anxiety 52

Curses and Swears, Uses "Bad Words" 58

Dawdles 62

Destroys Property 66

Eats Too Much 71

Fights Cleanup Routines: Bathing and Diapering 77

Gets into Everything 82

Interrupts 87

Jealous 91

Lies 96

Name-Calling 102

Not Eating 107

Overly Active 113

Overuses "No" 119

Plane Travel Stress 123

Plays with Food 128

Potty Problems 132

Resists Car Seats and Seat Belts 137

Screen Time I Screen Addiction 142

Sibling Rivalry and Fighting with Siblings 150

Special Diets 157

Steals and Takes Things 161

Talks Back 165

Temper Tantrums 170

Tests Limits 175

Wanders Away in Public 181

Want My Own Way 186

Want to Do It Myself 190

Whines, Nags, and Complains 195

Won't Adjust to Change 200

Won't Be Quiet When Asked or Needs To 205

Won't Clean Up Room, Toys, Clothes, Cooking, or Art-Making Messes 209

Won't Do Homework, Chores, and Other Big Tasks 215

Won't Do What You Ask / Won't Listen / Ignores You / Doesn't Follow Directions 220

Won't Go to Bed or Take Naps 227

Won't Share 233

Won't Stay in Bed at Night or at Naptime 238

Acknowledgments 245

About the Authors 247

Index 249

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