Positive Discipline for Preschoolers

Positive Discipline for Preschoolers

For Their Early Years--raising Children Who Are Responsible, Respectful, and Resourceful

Book - 2019 | Revised 4th edition
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Presents a commonsense approach to child-rearing that helps parents understand their preschooler and explains how to prevent misbehavior through non-punitive discipline, and reinforce useful social skills and positive behavior.
Contents: Part 1. The foundation. Why positive discipline? ; Enter the world of your preschooler ; Understanding developmental appropriateness ; The miraculous brain: learning and development
Part 2. Social emotional learning. Empathy, compassion, and the growth of social emotional learning ; Recognizing, naming, and managing emotions ; "You can't come to my birthday party": social skills for preschoolers ; "I can do it!": the joys (and challenges) of initiative
Part 3. Understanding behavior and new tools. Accepting the child you have: understanding temperament ; "Why does my child to that?": the messages of misbehavior ; Mistaken goals at home ; Mistaken goals in the preschool ; Ending bedtime battles: preschoolers and sleep ; "I don't like that!": preschoolers and eating ; Preschoolers and potties: the ongoing saga of toilet training
Part 4. The world outside your home. Selecting (and living with) childcare ; Class meetings for preschoolers (and families) ; When your child needs special help ; Technology today and tomorrow ; Mother nature meets human nature ; Growing as a family: finding support, resources, and sanity
Publisher: New York : Harmony Books, [2019]
Edition: Revised 4th edition
Copyright Date: ©2019
Branch Call Number: 649.123 NEL ed.4, rev. PBK
Characteristics: x, 386 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9780525576419


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Nelsen supports parents through suggestions for non-punitive discipline and reinforcing positive behavior.

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