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Gentle discipline : using emotional connection-not punishment-to raise confident, capable kids / Sarah Ockwell-Smith.

Available copies

  • 2 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch 649.64 SMI GEN (Text) 34207002098649 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon 649.64 OCK (Text) 30653001409911 New Adult NoN Fic Checked out 10/10/2017
North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster 649 OCK (Text) 72436000107977 Adult nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780143131892
  • ISBN: 0143131893
  • Physical Description: 246 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : TarcherPerigee, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note: Simultaneously published in London, UK as "Gentle discipline book, 2017."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Chapter 1: Why children misbehave -- Chapter 2: How children learn -- Chapter 3: How children's brains develop -- Chapter 4: The problem with common discipline methods -- Chapter 5: School discipline -- Chapter 6: Coping with violet and destructive behavior -- Chapter 7: Coping with whining and sulking -- Chapter 8: Coping with not listening and refusing to do things -- Chapter 9: Coping with rudeness and back talk -- Chapter 10: Coping with sibling rivalry -- Chapter 11: Coping with lying -- Chapter 12: Coping with swearing -- Chapter 13: Coping with low self-esteem and a lack of confidence -- Chapter 14: Working with parental demons -- Chapter 15: Your journey to gentle discipline.
Summary, etc.: As seen in the New York Times -- a practical guide that presents an alternative to shouting, shaming, and blaming--to give kids the skills they need to grow and thrive. Discipline is an essential part of raising happy and successful kids, but as more and more parents are discovering, conventional approaches often don't work, and can even lead to more frustration, resentment, power struggles, and shame. Enter Sarah Ockwell-Smith, a popular parenting expert who believes there's a better way. Citing the latest research in child development, psychology and neuroscience, "Gentle Discipline" debunks common myths about punishments, rewards, the "naughty chair," and more, and presents practical, connection-based techniques that really work--and that bring parents and kids closer together instead of driving then apart. Topics include: Setting--and enforcing--boundaries and limits with compassion and respect, focusing on connection and positivity instead of negative consequences, working with teachers and other caregivers, breaking the cycle of shaming and blaming. Filled with ideas to try today, "Gentle Discipline" helps parents of toddlers as well as school-age kids embrace a new, more enlightened way to help kids listen, learn and grow. Publisher's marketing.
Subject: Discipline of children.
Child rearing.
Emotions > Social aspects.

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