The Happiest Toddler on the Block: How to Eliminate Tantrums and Raise a Patient, Respectful, and Cooperative One- to Four-Year-Old: Revised Edition
Perfect for expecting parents who want to prepare themselves for the challenging toddler years (which starts around eight months of age), this essential guide, a national bestseller by respected pediatrician and child development expert Dr. Harvey Karp, not only helps reduce tantrums but makes happy kids even happier by boosting patience, cooperation, and self-confidence.
This streamlined revision of the breakthrough bestseller by renowned child-development expert Dr. Harvey Karp will do even more to help busy parents survive the terrible twos and beyond....
In one of the most revolutionary advances in parenting of the past twenty-five years, Dr. Karp revealed that toddlers often act like uncivilized little cavemen, with a primitive way of thinking and communicating that is all their own. In this revised edition of his parenting classic, Dr. Karp has made his innovative approach easier to learnand put into actionthan ever before.
Combining his trademark tools of Toddler-ese and the Fast-Food Rule with a highly effective new green light/yellow light/red light method for molding toddler behavior, Dr. Karp provides fast solutions for todays busy and stressed parents. As you discover ways to boost your childs good (green light) behavior, curb his annoying (yellow light) behavior, and immediately stop his unacceptable (red light) behavior you will learn how to soothe his stormy outbursts with amazing successand better yet, prevent these outbursts before they begin! And the new thirty-item glossary of Dr. Karps parenting techniques will save you valuable time when you need to instantly calm an out-of-control child. The result: fewer tantrums, less yelling, and more happy, loving time for you and your child.
How to Talk so Little Kids Will Listen: A Survival Guide to Life with Children Ages 2-7
Over 100,000 copies in print!
A must-have guide for anyone who lives or works with young kids, with an introduction by Adele Faber, coauthor of How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, the international mega-bestseller The Boston Globe dubbed The Parenting Bible.
For nearly forty years, parents have turned to How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk for its respectful and effective solutions to the unending challenges of raising children. Now, in response to growing demand, Adeles daughter, Joanna Faber, along with Julie King, tailor How to Talks powerful communication skills to parents of children ages two to seven.
Faber and King, each a parenting expert in her own right, share their wisdom accumulated over years of conducting How To Talk workshops with parents, teachers, and pediatricians. With a lively combination of storytelling, cartoons, and observations from their workshops, they provide concrete tools and tips that will transform your relationship with the children in your life.
What do you do with a little kid whowont brush her teethscreams in his car seatpinches the baby...refuses to eat vegetablesthrows books in the library...runs rampant in the supermarket? Organized by common challenges and conflicts, this book is an essential manual of communication strategies, including a chapter that addresses the special needs of children with sensory processing and autism spectrum disorders.
This user-friendly guide will empower parents and caregivers of young children to forge rewarding, joyful relationships with terrible two-year-olds, truculent three-year-olds, ferocious four-year-olds, foolhardy five-year-olds, self-centered six-year-olds, and the occasional semi-civilized seven-year-old. And, it will help little kids grow into self-reliant big kids who are cooperative and connected to their parents, teachers, siblings, and peers.
- Scribner Book Company
1-2-3 Magic: 3-Step Discipline for Calm, Effective, and Happy Parenting
"Dr. Phelan's strategies have seen a resurgence in the parenting world. Maybe that's why you feel like everywhere you go, you keep overhearing other moms say to their misbehaving children, 'That's one. That's two. That's three.' And then you watch in disbelief as their kid actually stops!" PopSugar Moms
Are you the parent of a strong-willed child? Is bedtime a nightly battle? Are you looking to discipline without stress?
Since kids don't come with a manual, 1-2-3 Magic is the next best thing. Dr. Thomas Phelan has developed a quick, simple and scientifically proven way to parent that actually works!
Using his signature 1-2-3 counting method, Dr. Phelan helps parents to curb obnoxious behaviors like tantrums and meltdowns, whining and pouting, talking back, sibling rivalry and more in toddlers, preschoolers and middle schoolers.
He guides parents through drama-free discipline methods that include handling time outs in public, the appropriate length of a time out, and what to do if your child resists the time out.
Dr. Phelan also covers how to establish positive routines around bedtime, dinnertime, homework and getting up and out in the morning, and tips for strengthening your relationship with your kids.
For decades, millions of parents from all over the world have used the award-winning 1-2-3 Magic technique to raise happier families and put the fun back into parenting.
1-2-3 Magic is one of Healthline's Best Parenting Books of 2017, a 2016 Mom's Choice Award Winner, a 2016 National Parenting Product Award Winner and a 2016 Family Choice Award Winner.
- 1 2 3 Magic 3 Step Discipline for Calm Effective and Happy Parenting
No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The pioneering experts behind The Whole-Brain Child and The Yes Brain tackle the ultimate parenting challenge: discipline.
A lot of fascinating insights . . . an eye-opener worth reading.Parents
Highlighting the fascinating link between a childs neurological development and the way a parent reacts to misbehavior, No-Drama Discipline provides an effective, compassionate road map for dealing with tantrums, tensions, and tearswithout causing a scene.
Defining the true meaning of the d word (to instruct, not to shout or reprimand), the authors explain how to reach your child, redirect emotions, and turn a meltdown into an opportunity for growth. By doing so, the cycle of negative behavior (and punishment) is essentially brought to a halt, as problem solving becomes a win/win situation. Inside this sanity-saving guide youll discover
strategies that help parents identify their own discipline philosophyand master the best methods to communicate the lessons they are trying to impart
facts on child brain developmentand what kind of discipline is most appropriate and constructive at all ages and stages
the way to calmly and lovingly connect with a childno matter how extreme the behaviorwhile still setting clear and consistent limits
tips for navigating your child through a tantrum to achieve insight, empathy, and repair
twenty discipline mistakes even the best parents makeand how to stay focused on the principles of whole-brain parenting and discipline techniques
Complete with candid stories and playful illustrations that bring the authors suggestions to life, No-Drama Discipline shows you how to work with your childs developing mind, peacefully resolve conflicts, and inspire happiness and strengthen resilience in everyone in the family.
Praise for No-Drama Discipline
With lucid, engaging prose accompanied by cartoon illustrations, Siegel and Bryson help parents teach and communicate more effectively.Publishers Weekly
Wow! This book grabbed me from the very first page and did not let go.Lawrence J. Cohen, Ph.D., author of The Opposite of Worry
- No Drama Discipline The Whole Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child s Developing Mind
Toddlers Are A**holes: It's Not Your Fault
Bunmi Laditan's hilarious, satirical guide to toddlerhood offers parents instant (and very welcome) comic reliefalong with the very good news that "It's Not Your Fault." Chapters cover the cost of raising a toddler, feeding your toddler, potty-training, tantrums, how to manage the holidays, and "how not to die inside." Parents will see themselves in the very funny sections on taking your toddler to restaurants ("One parent will spend their time walking your toddler around the restaurant and outside like a cocker spaniel, while the other, luckier parent will eat alone."), Things You Thought You'd Never Say That You Now Say As a Parent of a Toddler ("I can tell you're pooping because your eyes are watering."), and how to order pizza ("Spend 40 on pizza delivery. Listen to your toddler cry for 30 minutes about how the pizza is all wrong. Watch your toddler take a small bite of crust. Google 'can anger give you a heart attack?' Start the bedtime routine.").
Laditan's wildly funny voice has attracted hundreds of thousands of fans of Honest Toddler on social media; here she speaks parent-to-tired-parent, easing the pains and challenges of raising toddlers with a hefty dose of adult humor and wit.
- Hilariously honest accounts of being a parent to a toddler
- Written by Bunmi Laditan, creator of The Honest Toddler
- Perfect for toddler parents, new parents, and any parent with a sense of humor
- Seller SKU: 201600013042
- Toddlers are A Holes Book
Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting (The Peaceful Parent Series)
A groundbreaking guide to raising responsible, capable, happy kids
Based on the latest research on brain development and extensive clinical experience with parents, Dr. Laura Markhams approach is as simple as it is effective. Her message: Fostering emotional connection with your child creates real and lasting change. When you have that vital connection, you dont need to threaten, nag, plead, bribeor even punish.
This remarkable guide will help parents better understand their own emotionsand get them in checkso they can parent with healthy limits, empathy, and clear communication to raise a self-disciplined child. Step-by-step examples give solutions and kid-tested phrasing for parents of toddlers right through the elementary years.
If youre tired of power struggles, tantrums, and searching for the right consequence, look no further. Youre about to discover the practical tools you need to transform your parenting in a positive, proven way.
- Peaceful Parent Happy Kids How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting
Caring for Your Baby and Young Child, 6th Edition: Birth to Age 5
From the American Academy of Pediatrics, the most up-to-date, expert advice for mothers, fathers, and care providers
All parents want to provide the very best care for their children. This essential resource from the most respected organization on child health is the one guide pediatricians routinely recommend and parents can safely trust, covering everything from preparing for childbirth to toilet training to nurturing your childs self-esteem. Whether its resolving common childhood health problems or detailed instructions for coping with emergency medical situations, this new and revised edition of Caring for Your Baby and Young Child has everything you need:
a review of necessary basic care from infancy through age five
milestones for physical, emotional, social, and cognitive growth, including red flags for preventing obesity
a complete health encyclopedia covering injuries, illnesses, congenital diseases, and other disabilities
guidelines for prenatal and newborn care, with spotlights on maternal nutrition, exercise, and screening tests during pregnancy
an in-depth discussion of breastfeeding, including its benefits, techniques, and challenges, as well as nutritional needs and vitamin/iron supplementation
updated safety standards: the very latest AAP recommendations, from CPR instruction and immunizations to childproofing tips and product and toy safety
tips for choosing child care programs and car safety seats
ways to reduce your childs exposure to environmental hazards, such as air pollution and secondhand smoke
the latest reports on cutting-edge research into early brain development
updated content dedicated to sleep and allergies (including food allergies)
new chapter on the effects of media and technology exposure on children
special messages for grandparents and stepfamilies
and much more
Parenting the Strong-Willed Child: The Clinically Proven Five-Week Program for Parents of Two- to Six-Year-Olds, Third Edition
A clinically proven, five-week program for improving your child's behavior
Rex Forehand, Ph.D. and Nicholas Long Ph.D. have helped thousands of parents achieve discipline using positive reinforcement, without yelling or harming the child's self-esteem. Their clinically proven, five-week program gives you the tools you need to successfully manage your childs behavior, giving specific factors that cause or contribute to disruptive behavior; ways to develop a more positive atmosphere in your family and home; and strategies for managing specific behavior problems.
The completely revised and updated edition includes: new information, based on research, about child temperament; new chapter on the hot topic of play as a means of strengthening parent-child relationship; new section on collaborative disciplining with preschool teachers; expanded section about depression and stress linked to parenting; new research findings about ADHD and its treatment.
- Uncover the specific factors that contribute to your child's disruptive behavior.
- Identify with real-life parent testimonials and discover strategies for managing specific behavior problems.
- Authors Rex Forehand, Ph.D., and Nicholas Long, Ph.D., are experts in the field of child psychology.
- New research highlights the scientific foundation behind the program.
Understanding Your Strong-Willed Child's Behavior; Strong-Willed Behavior and How It All Begins; Why Is My Child Becoming Even More Strong-Willed?; It Takes More than Just Good Parenting; Does My Child Have ADHD?; Addressing Strong-Willed Behavior: A Five-Week Program; Does My Childs Behavior Really Need to Change?; Week 1: Attending; Week 2: Rewarding; Week 3: Ignoring; Week 4: Giving Directions; Week 5: Using Time-Outs; Integrating Your Parenting Skills; Creating a Positive Climate for Behavior Change; Creating a More Positive Home; Improving Your Communication Skills; Developing More Patience; Building Positive Self-Esteem; Helping Your Child Solve Problems with Peers; Solving Some Common Behavior Problems: Additional Recommendations; Specific Problem Behaviors
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk
The ultimate parenting bible (The Boston Globe) with a new forewordand available as an ebook for the first timea timeless, beloved book on how to effectively communicate with your child from the #1 New York Times bestselling authors.
Internationally acclaimed experts on communication between parents and children, Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish are doing for parenting today what Dr. Spock did for our generation (Parent Magazine). Now, this bestselling classic includes fresh insights and suggestions as well as the authors time-tested methods to solve common problems and build foundations for lasting relationships, including innovative ways to:
Cope with your child's negative feelings, such as frustration, anger, and disappointment
Express your strong feelings without being hurtful
Engage your child's willing cooperation
Set firm limits and maintain goodwill
Use alternatives to punishment that promote self-discipline
Understand the difference between helpful and unhelpful praise
Resolve family conflicts peacefully
Enthusiastically praised by parents and professionals around the world, the down-to-earth, respectful approach of Faber and Mazlish makes relationships with children of all ages less stressful and more rewarding.
The Happiest Baby on the Block; Fully Revised and Updated Second Edition: The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Newborn Baby Sleep Longer
Never again will you have to stand by helplessly while your little baby cries and cries. There is a way to calm most crying babies . . . usually in minutes!
Thousands of parents, from regular moms and dads to Hollywood superstars, have come to baby expert Dr. Harvey Karp to learn his remarkable techniques for soothing babies and increasing sleep. Now his landmark bookfully revised and updated with the latest insights into infant sleep, bedsharing, breastfeeding, swaddling, and SIDS riskcan teach you too! Dr. Karps highly successful method is based on four revolutionary concepts:
1. The Fourth Trimester: Why babies still yearn for a womblike atmosphere . . . even after birth
2. The Calming Reflex: An off switch all babies are born with
3. The 5 Ss: Five easy steps to turn on your babys amazing calming reflex
4. The Cuddle Cure: How to combine the 5 Ss to calm even colicky babies
With Dr. Karps sensible advice, parents and grandparents, nurses and nannies, will be able to transform even the fussiest infant into the happiest baby on the block!
Praise for The Happiest Baby on the Block
Dr. Karps book is fascinating and will guide new parents for years to come.Julius Richmond, M.D., Harvard Medical School, former Surgeon General of the United States
The Happiest Baby on the Block is fun and convincing. I highly recommend it.Elisabeth Bing, co-founder of Lamaze International
Will fascinate anyone who wants to know how babies experience the world, and wants to answer their cries lovingly and effectively.The San Diego Union-Tribune
- Learn the secrets for making babies happy.
- Dr. Karp found there IS a remedy for colic.
- A innovative and thought-provoking reevaluation of early infancy.
- Blends modern science and ancient wisdom.
- Developed 4 basic principles to understand babies
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