Tactics for Tantrums, Meltdowns, Bedtime Blues and Other Perfectly Normal Kid BehaviorsBook - 2011
Bestselling author, psychotherapist, and leading parenting expert on tackling any child's worst behavior
Following her phenomenally successful, Honey, I Wrecked the Kids, parenting guru Alyson Schaefer addresses every parent's secret fear: their child is the one no parenting book can possibly help. In her newest book, she conquers, one by one, all those behavioral bugaboos that can make a child seem, at times, impossible-and a parent's life hell. With explicit, life-saving tips on the perfect thing to say or do when things get out of control, Ain't Misbehavin' offers parents a sensible, democratic solution to meeting even the toughest discipline challenges.
- Includes first-person accounts of literally hundreds of parenting conundrums-with practical insights on what exactly to do
- Full of detailed "how to do it" advice for a multitude of situations parents inevitably face
While acknowledging the daily reality that parents face, Schaefer's humor and experience make this book a must for parents who want to preserve the peace and also the joy of raising a child.
Baker & Taylor
A best-selling author, psychotherapist and parenting expert provides practical solutions for parenting conundrums including bedtime blues, eating or not eating, potty training, hygiene, getting dressed and the fear of going to school. Original.
Are you out of ideas for dealing with tantrums, whining, potty-mouth, poor manners, bedtime disruptions and other attention-seeking manoeuvres and power-plays?
We've all been there. Those moments when our children behave in ways that seem calculated to drive us crazy. But threats, punishments and other angry responses will only make the behavior persist or worsen. Before you reach your wits' end, you need a playbook, a tactical blueprint for swift and satisfying results. Here it is: Ain't Misbehavin' provides practical advice from an expert ù Alyson Schafer, a bestselling author, psychotherapist and (mostly) delighted parent of teenagers.
Alyson's democratic parenting approach is based on psychotherapeutic principles, but Ain't Misbehavin' isn't parenting theory, it's parenting action. Need ideas to help you manage everyday, real-life misbehaviors? Here are the quick-and-dirty solutions: scripts, tactics and defusing one-liners, available now, when you need them.
Love your kids but not always their behavior? Alyson's democratic parenting approach is based on psychotherapeutic principles, but it isn't parenting theory-- it's parenting action. Here are quick-and-dirty solutions when you need them.
Provides practical solutions to parenting conundrums, including bedtime blues, eating, potty training, hygiene, getting dressed, and the fear of going to school.