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Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting

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ISBN-10: 0399160280

ISBN-13: 9780399160288

Edition: 2012

Authors: Laura Markham

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A groundbreaking guide to raising responsible, capable, happy kidsBased on the latest research on brain development and extensive clinical experience with parents, Dr. Laura Markham’s 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 don’t need to threaten, nag, plead, bribe—or even punish.This remarkable guide will help parents better understand their own emotions—and get them in check—so 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…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/28/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.20" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Introduction: Secrets of Peaceful Parents
Regulating Yourself
Peaceful Parents Raise Happy Kids
Your Number One Responsibility as a Parent
Breaking the Cycle: Healing Your Own Wounds
How to Manage Your Anger
How to Stop Yelling at Your Child
When Your Child Melts Down: How to Keep Your Cool
You Can Nurture Yourself While Raising Your Child
Ten Rules to Raise Terrific Kids
Fostering Connection
The Essential Ingredient for Peaceful Parents, Happy Kids
Why Connection Is the Secret to Happy Parenting
Connection as Your Child Grows
Babies (0-13 Months): Wiring the Brain
Toddlers (13-36 Months): Building Secure Attachment
Preschoolers (3-5 Years): Developing Independence
Elementary Schoolers (6-9 Years): Foundation for the Teen Years
Connection Basics
How to Connect More Deeply with Your Child
How Do You Know When Your Relationship with Your Child Needs Work?
Connecting with a Difficult Child
Action Guides
Your Child's Emotional Bank Account
What's So Special About Special Time?
Daily Habits to Strengthen and Sweeten Your Relationship with Your Child
Use Connection to Get Your Child Out the Door In the Morning
Use Connection to make Bedtime Easier
Ten Ways to Become a Brilliant Listener
But How Do I Get My Child to Listen to Me?!
When Your Child Just Shuts Down
When You and Your Child Are Stuck in Negativity
Coaching, not Controlling
Raising a Child Who Can Manage Himself: Emotion Coaching
Why Emotion-Coach?
Emotional Intelligence as Your Child Grows
Babies (0-13 Months): A Bedrock of Trust
Toddlers (13-36 Months): Unconditional Love
Preschoolers (3-5 Years): Empathy
Elementary Schoolers (6-9 Years): Emotional Self-Awareness
Emotion Coaching Basics
How Children Develop Emotional Intelligence
Empathy, the Foundation of EQ
Your Child's Emotional Backpack
Understanding Anger
Meeting Your Child's Deepest Needs
EQ Coaching with a Difficult Child
Action Guides
Seven Steps to Nurture Emotional Intelligence in Your Child
Emotion-Coaching Your Child Through a Meltdown
When Your Child Acts Out but Can't Cry: Building Safety
Playing with Your Child: Games for Emotional Intelligence
Additional Resources: Scripts for Sibling Conflicts
Raising a Child Who Wants to Behave: Dare Not to Discipline
The Dirty Little Secret About Discipline and Punishment
Guidance as Your Child Grows
Babies (0-13 Months): Empathic Redirection
Toddlers (13-36 Months): Sidestepping Power Struggles
Preschoolers (3-5 Years): Learning Self-Management
Elementary Schoolers (6-9 Years): Developing Positive Habits
Setting Limits with Empathy: The Basics
The Sweet Spot Between Strict and Permissive
Should You Spank Your Child?
Is Yelling the New Spanking?
Transform Your Time-Outs to Time-Ins
The Truth About Consequences
Does Positive Parenting Work with a Difficult Child?
Action Guides
How to Set Empathic Limits
How to Help Kids Who Test the Limits
Wean Yourself Off Consequences: Twelve Terrific Alternatives
How to Intervene in the Heat of the Moment
Empowering Kids to Make Amends with the Three Rs: Reflection, Repair, and Responsibility
Preventive Maintenance
What If Your Child Crosses the Line?
Additional Resources: Scripts
Raising a Child Who Achieves with Joy and Self-Esteem: Mastery Coaching
What Is Mastery Coaching?
Building Mastery as Your Child Grows
Babies (0-13 Months): The Budding Scientist
Toddlers (13-36 Months): Do It Myself: Developing Response-Ability
Preschoolers (3-5 Years): Self-Mastery Through Problem Solving
Elementary Schoolers (6-9 Years): Exploring Passions
Mastery Basics
Encouraging Mastery
How Kids Develop Resilence
Giving Constructive Feedback
How to Avoid Helicopter Parenting
What If You Have a Child Who Doesn't Develop Mastery Naturally?
Action Guides
Create a No-Blame Household
Developing Responsibility
Developing Good Judgment
Homework Without Tears
Trust Your Child-and Mother Nature
When to Seek Professional Help
The Future Is in Your Hands
Further Reading