1 2 3 Magic

Author: Thomas W. Phelan, PhD
Publisher: ParentMagic, Inc.
ISBN: 9781889140438
Release Date: 2010-10-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

This revised edition of the award-winning 1-2-3 Magic program addresses the difficult task of child discipline with humor, keen insight, and proven experience. The technique offers a foolproof method of disciplining children ages two through 12 without arguing, yelling, or spanking. By means of three easy-to-follow steps, parents learn to manage troublesome behavior, encourage good behavior, and strengthen the parent-child relationship—avoiding the "Talk-Persuade-Argue-Yell-Hit" syndrome which frustrates so many parents. Ten strategies for building a child’s self-esteem and the six types of testing and manipulation a parent can expect from the child are discussed, as well as tips on how to prevent homework arguments, make mealtimes more enjoyable, conduct effective family meetings, and encourage children to start doing their household chores. New advice about kids and technology and new illustrations bring this essential parenting companion completely up-to-date.

1 2 3 Magic

Author: Thomas Phelan
Publisher: Sourcebooks
ISBN: 149262988X
Release Date: 2016-02-02
Genre:

1-2-3 Magic has helped millions of parents, teachers, and caregivers all over the world establish an effective, appropriate discipline system that helps children listen better and motivate themselves to behave well. Dr. Thomas Phelan is an internationally renowned expert in his field and has broken down the elements of effective parenting into an easy-to-understand program that can work for any family or in a classroom or caregiving scenario.Recommended by parenting experts for over twenty years, 1-2-3 Magic is a cornerstone book in the parenting category that combines timeless advice with fresh, up-to-date anecdotes and content, and is a must-have book for any caregiver hoping to raise happy, healthy, responsible kids.

1 2 3 Parenting with Heart

Author: Thomas Phelan
Publisher: Sourcebooks
ISBN: 1492653020
Release Date: 2017-12-15
Genre: Family & Relationships

Based on the bestselling parenting book, 1-2-3 Magic, and adapted for a Christian lifestyle In 1-2-3 Parenting with Heart, Dr. Thomas W. Phelan and pastor Chris Webb teach Christian parents to take charge while refraining from yelling, leading to better behaved children, happier parents, and a more peaceful home environment. Complete with relevant Bible verses, explanations, and exercises, this guide allows you to get back in charge ofyour home and enjoy your kids again by helping you set limits for your children, and by breaking down the complex task of parenting into three straightforward steps: * 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.). * Encouraging Good Behavior:Learn several effective methods to get your kids to START doing what you want them to do (picking up, eating, going to bed-and staying there!, chores, etc.). * Strengthening Your Relationships: Learn powerful techniques that reinforce the bond between you and your children. You'll find tools to use in virtually every situation, including advice for common problems such as: * Whining * Sibling rivalry * Reluctance to do chores * Talking back * Refusing to go to bed or getting up in the middle of the night * Stubbornness For years, millions of parents from all over the world have used the award-winning1-2-3 Magic program to help them raise happier, healthier families and put the fun back into parenting.

1 2 3 Magic

Author: Thomas W. Phelan, PhD
Publisher: ParentMagic, Inc.
ISBN: 9781889140438
Release Date: 2010-10-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

This revised edition of the award-winning 1-2-3 Magic program addresses the difficult task of child discipline with humor, keen insight, and proven experience. The technique offers a foolproof method of disciplining children ages two through 12 without arguing, yelling, or spanking. By means of three easy-to-follow steps, parents learn to manage troublesome behavior, encourage good behavior, and strengthen the parent-child relationship—avoiding the "Talk-Persuade-Argue-Yell-Hit" syndrome which frustrates so many parents. Ten strategies for building a child’s self-esteem and the six types of testing and manipulation a parent can expect from the child are discussed, as well as tips on how to prevent homework arguments, make mealtimes more enjoyable, conduct effective family meetings, and encourage children to start doing their household chores. New advice about kids and technology and new illustrations bring this essential parenting companion completely up-to-date.

1 2 3 Magic in the Classroom

Author: Thomas Phelan
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781492633068
Release Date: 2016-08-02
Genre: Education

Based on the bestselling parenting book 1-2-3 Magic "If you only have time to read one book about managing student behavior, make it this one." "This book is a great resource for new teachers and veteran teachers." The fastest way to get back to what you love--teaching! Being a teacher can be one of the most rewarding professions, but also one of the most frustrating. Many teachers feel very prepared to instruct students in their chosen subjects, but don't have quite as much training in managing classroom discipline-yet experienced educators know that if challenging behavior goes unchecked, the entire year can be disrupted. 1-2-3 Magic in the Classroom shows teachers how to establish and maintain good discipline habits in their classrooms through an easy-to-understand program that you'll swear "works like magic." 1-2-3 Magic in the Classroom will help you understand: • How to encourage courteous classroom behavior and constructive work habits • How your personality affects your teaching style • How to effectively manage transition times with your class • Successful methods for handling assemblies, recess, lunchtime, and field trips • How to communicate productively with parents 1-2-3 Magic in the Classroom takes the guesswork out of classroom discipline and will help you get back to teaching and your students get back to learning-today!

1 2 3 Magic for Christian Parents

Author: Thomas W. Phelan
Publisher: Parentmagic Incorporated
ISBN: 1889140244
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Family & Relationships

Provides advice, along with Bible verses and exercises, to help Christian parents control obnoxious behavior in their children, encourage good behavior, and strengthen the bond with their child.

1 2 3 Magic for Kids

Author: Thomas Phelan
Publisher: ParentMagic, Inc.
ISBN: 9781889140254
Release Date: 2008-04-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

By presenting the popular 1-2-3 Magic parenting program from a child’s point of view, this innovative guide provides kids with a thorough understanding of the disciplinary system—from the counting and time-out methods parents will be using to how better behavior benefits the entire family and leaves more time for play. Storytelling portions are coupled with copious illustrations to help describe the basic tenets of 1-2-3 Magic—such as positive reinforcement, charting, and the docking system—while a question-and-answer section outlines common situations, including What if I don’t go to my room? Will I still be counted if I have a friend over? and What kinds of things can we do for one-on-one fun? Crossword puzzles, word searches, and journal suggestions further encourage children to apply what they’ve learned about the methods.

1 2 3 Magic Teen

Author: Thomas Phelan
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781492637905
Release Date: 2016-11-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

Help your teens grow into the very best versions of themselves! From rule-breaking and risk-taking to defensive communication and disrespect, parenting a teenager can feel like modern warfare--but it doesn't have to be that way. In 1-2-3 Magic Teen, internationally renowned parenting expert Thomas W. Phelan explains how to better understand your teenager, which problems are not worth fighting over, and why your child's behavior likely matches the definition of a normal adolescent! With helpful, straightforward advice backed up by research and parent-tested strategies, 1-2-3 Magic Teen will help you establish a calmer, more respectful home and family life and show you how to guide your teenager into healthy, functional young adulthood. • Learn the Language: Communicate with open and engaging language, and listen to your teenager the right way. • Establish Expectations: Learn how to set limits while still encouraging independent decision-making and helping your child develop their emotional intelligence. • Stay in Touch: Allow your teen to open up to you in more meaningful and inclusive ways through four simple connection building strategies.' • Take Care of Yourself: Take time to maintain your own emotional well-being to avoid allowing your own anxieties and stresses to influence your children You'll also find tools and advice tailored for the challenges of a teen lifestyle, including: • Forgetting to do chores • Absence in family outings • Drop in grades • Missed curfews • Parties and drinking • Work responsibilities The author of the million-copy parenting bestseller 1-2-3 Magic applies his time-tested, trusted advice in this straightforward, encouraging guide that walks parents through the ups and downs of teen life, allowing them to help their kids gain confidence and push toward independence.

1 2 3 Magic Workbook

Author: Thomas W. Phelan
Publisher: Parentmagic Incorporated
ISBN: 1889140449
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Family & Relationships

The workbook takes parents carefully through the program in a way that maximizes understanding, encourages constructive self-evaluation and provides for systematic planning of parenting strategies.

Tantrums

Author: Thomas Phelan
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781889140780
Release Date: 2014-09-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

Advice on tantrums from the author of the bestselling parenting book 1-2-3 Magic Temper tantrums may be the most upsetting behavioral problem many parents face from their children. Tantrums! arms confused and frustrated parents with simple, easy-to-follow directions on how to best manage the problem and guide kids appropriately. Readers will learn: • The three main causes of temper tantrums • The true power of the "10-Second Rule" • The anatomy of a typical tantrum • The chief problems with attempting to reason with or distract a child Tantrums details an effortless four-step process for marshaling tantrums, as well as guidance on how to handle tantrums in public places, allowing parents to move beyond their fears of tantrums and regain control of their own homes.

1 2 3 Magic Workbook

Author: Thomas Phelan
Publisher: Sourcebooks
ISBN: 1492647896
Release Date: 2017-08
Genre: Family & Relationships

An interactive supplement to the bestselling parenting book 1-2-3 Magic -- now in its second edition! "1-2-3 Magic made parenting fun again." "I highly recommend this book to any parent who is spending more time yelling at or nagging their children than smiling at and laughing with them." "All I have to say is that the ideas in this book really WORK! It really is like magic!" "It's such a relief to not feel like I'm constantly yelling at someone! If you want to see a fast improvement in your child's behavior, check out 1-2-3 Magic." 1-2-3 Magic allows you to get back in charge of your home and enjoy your kids again by helping you set limits for your children, and by breaking down the complex task of parenting into three straightforward steps: 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.) 2. Encouraging Good Behavior: Learn several effective methods to get your kids to START doing what you want them to do (picking up, eating, going to bed--and staying there!, chores, etc.) 3. Strengthening Your Relationships: Learn powerful techniques that reinforce the bond between you and your children. In the 1-2-3 Magic Workbook, the program's simple steps are explained in greater detail, and each workbook chapter contains a summary, questions about the content, case studies, troubleshooting exercises, and wrap-up bullets. In addition to providing material for parents, this guide includes curricula and activities for group leaders and teachers, as well as tactics for addressing the challenges that commonly arise when trainers teach the method in group environments. Extensive reference and resources sections also suggest further research and follow-up study. For years, millions of parents from all over the world have used the award-winning 1-2-3 Magic program to help them raise happier, healthier families and put the fun back into parenting.

Calmer Easier Happier Parenting

Author: Noël Janis-Norton
Publisher: Yellow Kite
ISBN: 1444729926
Release Date: 2017-08-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

Simple strategies for a happier home and more cooperative kids. For children aged 3-13. Finally, a revolutionary program that gives you simple steps to take the daily battles out of parenting. These strategies resolve one of parents' biggest frustrations: getting your children to listen and do what you ask, the first time you ask. When children are at their best, it is easy to get along with them and enjoy them. However, when they are defiant, argumentative or disrespectful, it is easy to get wound up, to argue back, threaten, nag or shout. If this sounds like the situation in your home too much of the time, then Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting is for you. When you use these strategies, not only will your children become more cooperative, but also more confident, self-reliant and considerate. Learning new skills like Preparing for Success, Descriptive Praise and the Never Ask Twice method can transform your relationship with your child in a short space of time and help bring the joy back into family life. Full of examples and real stories from parents, this book gives you clear step-by-step guidance to achieve Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting. These strategies work!