A recent conversation with one of my closest girlfriends (my son's Godmother) prompted me to finally write a review on a behavior and discipline book that I read almost 2 years ago. 1-2-3 Magic by Thomas W. Phelan, PhD is an easy to read book about effective discipline for children 2-12 years old. I tell
You don't have to feel bad at the end of the day because you yelled to much. This peaceful parenting technique is one you've never heard before and I promise will work nearly every single time. This is how you stop yelling at your kids today.
<p>Whining is high on the list of childhood behaviors that are really, really obnoxious to parents. Some kids have developed this strategy into an art, and there are a few youngsters who deserve academy awards for their performances! Many parents dread saying "No" to their kids—or not giving the children what they want—simply because of the threat of the whining that will result. </p><p>As aggravating as whining is, it can be managed. That management starts with a good understanding of where…
123 Magic: How to Agree on Raising and Disciplining Kids Back when Kim and I were foster parents, they trained us in the “123 Magic” method of child-rearing. The agency didn’t allow foster children to be spanked and offered us this alternative, which we learned a lot from! Kids Need Consequences There is a difference […]