Positive discipline

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For 25 years, ‘Positive Discipline’ has been the gold standard reference for grown-ups working with children. Now Jane Nelsen, distinguished psychologist, educator, and mother of seven, has written a revised and expanded edition. The key to positive discipline is not punishment, she tells us, but mutual respect. Nelsen coaches parents and teachers to be both firm and kind, so that any child can learn creative cooperation and self-discipline with no loss of dignity.

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For twenty-five years, Positive Discipline has been the gold standard reference for grown-ups working with children. Now Jane Nelsen, distinguished psychologist, educator, and mother of seven, has written a revised and expanded edition. The key to positive discipline is not punishment, she tells us, but mutual respect. Nelsen coaches parents and teachers to be both firm and kind, so that any child-from a three-year-old toddler to a rebellious teenager-can learn creative cooperation and self-discipline with no loss of dignity. Inside you’ll discover how to

bridge communication gaps
defuse power struggles
avoid the dangers of praise
enforce your message of love
build on strengths, not weaknesses
hold children accountable with their self-respect intact
teach children not what to think but how to think
win cooperation at home and at school
meet the special challenge of teen misbehavior

“It is not easy to improve a classic book, but Jane Nelson has done so in this revised edition. Packed with updated examples that are clear and specific, Positive Discipline shows parents exactly how to focus on solutions while being kind and firm. If you want to enrich your relationship with your children, this is the book for you.”
-Sal Severe, author of How to Behave So Your Children Will, Too!

Millions of children have already benefited from the counsel in this wise and warmhearted book, which features dozens of true stories of positive discipline in action. Give your child the tools he or she needs for a well-adjusted life with this proven treasure trove of practical advice.

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Weight0.266 kg
Dimensions20.2 × 13.3 × 2.1 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

349

Language

English

Edition

Revised Edition

Dewey

649.64 (edition:22)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K