This is a quick book to read when you are calm, to use when you are not!
Positive discipline has to begin with positive stress management. All families have stress. Make it work for you!
- Learn how to recognize stress, manage it, and regain your patience before yelling.
- Learn why children have tantrums at all ages, and how to help them channel anger into lifelong skills for self-control and communication.
- Learn normal childhood development, capabilities and temperament, so you can respectfully and non-punitively resolve everyday family issues.
"Every parent needs patience, and this book has simple, respectful ways to calm down and connect." - Dr. William Sears and Martha Sears, RN, co-authors of The Baby Book and The Discipline Book
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents Introduction You are a fabulous parent! What every parent needs to know about anger Step 1 - Get yourself calm: Time-out Time-out is for you! Parenting styles Managing parents' anger Calm-down tools How to get more patience Step 2 - Get your child calm: Time-in Time-in is for your child! Aggression in young children is normal Helping children manage their anger Temper tantrums About apologies Temperament Step 3 - Solve the Problem: Time Together Three ways to solve any problem A. Surrender Child development stages and capabilities B. Leave Time-off is for everyone De-clutter your life C. Negotiate Collaborative problem-solving Positive discipline Sibling anger Playdate altercations Partner anger Conclusion The best parenting moments Aim for excellence, not perfection References Appendix Calm-down tools to cut out My anger plan worksheet Problem-solving template Parents' quick guide to parenting information Index