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Positive Discipline Audiobook

Positive Discipline: The Classic Guide to Helping Children Develop Self-Discipline, Responsibility, Cooperation, and Problem-Solving Skills

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Publisher's Summary

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 - 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

©1981, 1987, 1996, 2006 Jane Nelsen (P)2007 Jane Nelsen

What the Critics Say

"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!)

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    I love this booked. I’ve already shared it with five people. It’s got such simple yet helpful ideas & principles. I’ve already changed how I deal with misbehaviour in our home & im planning on introducing family meetings when our son is old enough. Thank you

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    Jane Nelsen teaches anyone that would be a child caregiver how to better discipline while lifting the child up rather then tearing them down.

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