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The celebrated Positive Discipline brand of parenting books presents the revised and updated third edition of their accessible and practical guide to communicating boundaries to very young children and solving early discipline problems to set children up for success.

Over the years millions of parents have used the amazingly effective strategies of Positive Discipline to raise happy, well-behaved, and successful children. Research has shown that the first three years in a child's life are a critical moment in their development, and that behavior patterns instilled during that time can have profound implications for the rest of a child's life. Hundreds of thousands of parents have already used the advice in Positive Discipline: The First Three Years to help set effective boundaries, forge strong foundations for healthy communication, and lay the groundwork for happy and respectful relationships with their young children. Now this classic title has been revised and updated to reflect the latest neuroscientific research and developments in positive discipline parenting techniques.

©2015 Jane Nelsen, Cheryl Erwin, Roslyn Duffy (P)2018 Tantor

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  • 匿名
  • 24-04-2019

Can't wait to read it again

Best book I've read about parenthood and raising a child. Full of examples and tips I started to implement right away, that worked. As a first time parent I appreciated the understanding and support the book offered.

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  • John
  • 13-07-2019

Positive discipline has no positive advice

Very little in the way of actual, practical advice. The majority of the book is "stop doing this," without "do this instead."

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  • DEn IS in Deutschland
  • 29-08-2019

Helpful Parenting Ideas

Very good book for parents trying to find ideas to deal with Parenting from babies to teenagers! Great book! highly recomended as motivational book for parenting!

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  • 02-11-2020

Every parent should read this book

Information came with real life examples and I feel prepared to try to use with with my son. excellent book. will re read again and again.

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  • Chris Magee
  • 30-10-2020

Good tips

Mostly common sense but still good to hear. Good to share with other caregivers if they have a different perspective on discipline.

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  • gkradar
  • 18-03-2019

excellent

excellent resource
easy to understand
great reading by Vannessa Daniel's
would recommend this to everyone

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  • Andreea Emami Ahari
  • 10-02-2021

worth listening to

Great narrator!
Defineatly som usefull advice in there. Might be harder to apply during current times...
I recommend listening to it.

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  • Zathras
  • 10-08-2019

Massive over use of anecdotes, precious little actual content...

The core premise and content are good but it is buried amongst endless anecdotes, unnecessarily long lists and waffle.

In particular it goes on and on about spanking, you get the point early on and agree entirely that spanking is negative parental behaviour to be avoided at all costs. However then you hear the same comments about spanking repeated over and over... followed by more vague anecdotes comparing spanked children with non-spanked. We got it the first time!

Frankly this adds nothing beyond the relevant advice inside The Baby Book (Sears), where as I was expecting a much more comprehensive guide and techniques on positive discipline to be presented here.

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