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Positive discipline for preschoolers : for their early years--raising children who are responsible, respectful, and resourceful / Jane Nelsen, EdD, Cheryl Erwin, MA, and Roslyn Ann Duffy.

Nelsen, Jane, (author.). Erwin, Cheryl, (author.). Duffy, Roslyn, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9780525576419
  • ISBN: 052557641X
  • Physical Description: x, 386 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: Revised 4th edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harmony Books, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 370-374) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
THE FOUNDATION. Why positive discipline? -- Enter the world of your preschooler -- Understanding developmental appropriateness -- The miraculous brain: learning and development -- 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 -- 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 Preschool -- Ending bedtime battles: preschoolers and sleep -- "I don't like that!": Preschoolers and eating -- Preschoolers and potties: the ongoing saga of toilet training -- 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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Preschool children.
Child rearing.
Discipline of children.
Parent and child.
Genre: Self-help publications.
Instructional and educational works.

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