Revised 4th Edition
The award-winning, best selling 1-2-3 Magic book provides practical and easy-to-learn parenting techniques that WORK for children ages 2-12. You won't need to study child psychology to understand the three simple steps in the program and get results quickly!
Step 1: Control Obnoxious Behavior. Learn a simple technique to get your kids to STOP doing what you don't want them to do (whining, arguing, tantrums, sibling rivalry, etc.).
Step 2: Encourage Good Behavior. Learn several effective methods to get your kids to START doing what you do want them to do (cleaning rooms, going to bed, homework, etc.).
Step 3: Strengthen Relationships. Learn four powerful techniques that reinforce your bond with your children.
You will also learn how to manage the Six Kinds of Testing and Manipulation, how to handle misbehavior in public and how to avoid the Talk-Persuade-Argue-Yell-Hit Syndrome.
Other topics include "When Do You Talk?" "Overparenting" and "Real Magic: One-On-One Fun."
An excellent, workable, and supportive resource for parents and educators.
Irene Wood, American Library Association, Booklist