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Calmer, easier, happier parenting : five strategies that end the daily battles and get kids to listen the first time /

When children and teenagers are at their best, it is easy to enjoy them, teach them, live with them and appreciate them. However, when they are defiant, argumentative or withdrawn, it is easy to get wound up, to argue back, threaten, nag and shout. If this sounds like the situation in your house,... Full description

Main Author: Janis-Norton, Noël,
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York, New York : Penguin Group, 2013
Contents: What makes modern parenting so stressful and what we can do about it -- The calmer, easier, happier parenting promise: you can transform even the most frustrating aspects of parenting -- Descriptive praise: the most powerful motivator -- Preparing for success: simple techniques that prevent most misbehavior by reducing resistance and refusal -- Reflective listening: how to minimize whining and misbehavior by defusing frustration, anger, and anxiety -- Never ask twice: the six-step method that teaches children to do what you ask the first time you ask -- How to stop misbehavior in its tracks -- Rewards and consequences: following through to minimize misbehavior and maximize cooperation -- Getting ready in the mornings: starting the day calmly -- Mealtimes: transforming fussy eating and improving table manners -- Sibling relationships: reducing squabbles, helping children get along -- Screen time: getting back in charge of the electronics in your home -- Homework: making it hassle-free -- Tidying up and looking after belongings: fostering responsibility, reducing resistance -- Household chores: improving willingness, teaching teamwork -- Playing independently: training self-reliance and problem-solving -- Bedtimes and sleep: ending the day peacefully.
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