Positive Discipline for Today's Busy (and Overwhelmed) Parent: How to Balance Work, Parenting, and Self for Lasting Well-Being

Positive Discipline for Today's Busy (and Overwhelmed) Parent: How to Balance Work, Parenting, and Self for Lasting Well-Being


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780525574897
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 09/11/2018
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 565,046
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

JANE NELSEN, Ed.D, coauthor of the bestselling Positive Discipline series, is a licensed marriage, family, and child therapist and an internationally known speaker.

JOY MARCHESE, MA, CPDLT, has worked as a Positive Discipline Lead Trainer, teacher, and parent educator in various schools and corporate settings for over 20 years. In 2015 she launched Positive Discipline UK, spreading Positive Discipline across Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.

KRISTINA BILL is a multi-talent active across business, arts and personal development. She holds a business degree, is a certified Life Coach and Positive Discipline Parent Educator. She is a highly sought after corporate coach specializing in leadership and personal impact.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part 1 Positive Discipline Explained

Chapter 1 History and Research 13

Chapter 2 The Encouragement Model 20

Part 2 Answering The Fundamental Questions

Chapter 3 Dealing with Guilt 33

Chapter 4 Work-Life Integration 47

Chapter 5 The Agony and Ecstasy of Childcare 68

Part 3 Parenting And Child Development

Chapter 6 Generational Dynamics and How Technology Affects Parenting 89

Chapter 7 Effective vs. Ineffective Parenting 107

Chapter 8 Understanding Mistaken Goals 127

Chapter 9 Debunking the Myth of the Perfect Parent-or Child 149

Chapter 10 Helping Children Thrive 172

Part 4 Personal Work

Chapter 11 Understanding the Brain 191

Chapter 12 Discovering Your Strengths and Challenges 206

Chapter 13 Well-Being 219

Chapter 14 Your Dreams Count 240

Part 5 The Bigger Picture

Chapter 15 Life as a Couple Isn't Over Because Baby Has Arrived 261

Chapter 16 Positive Discipline in Our Professional Lives 280

Chapter 17 Know Thyself 295

Appendix 1 Troubleshooting 305

Appendix 2 Mistaken Goal Chart 334

Notes 337

Acknowledgments 339

Index 343

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