Common Sense Parenting of Toddlers and Preschoolers, 2nd Ed: Practical, Effective Strategies for Raising Well-Behaved Kids and Being a More Confident (Paperback)
Set up your child and yourself for success and learn how discipline can be more about teaching than punishment, and more positive than negative for parents and children.Time and research-testedCommon Sense Parenting(R)skills have been adapted to meet the needs of parents and caregivers of young children ages 2 through 5. In this second edition, parents are given enhanced parenting skills and updated parent steps and clearer explanations for how and why to use these steps with children:
- Set reasonable expectations based on your child's age, development, and abilities
- Give your child the nurturing, love, and praise he or she needs to thrive
- Use a parent's version of show and tell to both prevent problems and correct behavior
Bridget Barnes, M.A., has over 30 years of experience as a Health and Human Services professional. Before coming to Boys Town, Bridget worked with at-risk and abused families while pursuing a degree in Family Science, and later earned her Master of Arts in Communications Training and Development. Bridget is the co-author of the two award winning Common Sense Parenting(R) books that have been translated into seven different languages and has been the content expert on numerous parenting products. As an experienced parenting expert and Director of Boys Town's Common Sense Parenting(R) program in Nebraska, Bridget is known for her skill in developing practical and effective parenting strategies. Bridget is well-respected public speaker, a wife, a mother and grandmother.