by Thomas Phelan
Effective discipline for children 2-12.
New, Paperback, 212pp
About the book
With humor, keen insight and proven experience, Dr. Phelan breaks down the task of parenting into three straightforward jobs:
Job 1: Controlling Obnoxious Behavior: Learn an amazingly simple technique to get the kids to STOP doing what you don’t want them to do (whining, arguing, tantrums, sibling rivalry, etc.).
Job 2: Encouraging Good Behavior: Learn several effective methods to get your kids to START doing what you do want them to do (picking up, eating, going to bed—and staying there!, chores, etc.).
Job 3: Strengthening Your Relationships. Learn powerful techniques that reinforce the bond between you and your children.
About Thomas Phelan
Dr. Thomas Phelan, author of the best-selling, awarding winning 1-2-3 Magic Parenting Program, is an internationally renowned expert and lecturer on parenting and Attention Deficit Disorder. A registered PhD clinical psychologist, he appears frequently on radio and television and has been engaged in private practice since 1972.
Dr. Phelan received his doctorate from Loyola University in Chicago in 1970. He is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Illinois Psychological Association. The father of an ADD child, he has also served on the boards of directors for ADDA and CHADD, two national organizations for parents of children with ADD.
Dr. Phelan and his wife of 35 years raised two children and experienced first-hand many of the problems he now helps parents tackle. "My goal is to help parents avoid some of the turmoil we experienced, and which I hear about from other parents every day," comments Phelan. "With some basic understanding of what makes children and teenagers tick - and a ton of patience - parenthood can provide some of life's greatest satisfactions."
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