By Cristine Chandler
A sensible, easy-to-implement, and special approach to optimistic disciplining. Drawing on her hugely winning tools constructed in her inner most perform, Dr. Cristine Chandler lays out transparent, step by step directions to aid mom and dad foster sturdy habit of their youngsters according to the optimistic premise: that youngsters behave good once they comprehend essentially what's anticipated of them. so much self-discipline difficulties happen whilst mom and dad are inconsistent approximately what they anticipate. "Four Weeks to a Better-Behaved Child" exhibits mom and dad tips on how to enforce the '4Cs' of self-discipline of their day-by-day perform: use transparent, constant, contingent effects. in addition, during this concise, basic e-book, Dr. Chandler demanding situations a number of ordinary techniques to self-discipline and gives choices.
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Extra resources for Four Weeks to a Better Behaved Child
In their ongoing efforts to teach their children self-discipline, parents usually have a short list of goals they are working toward at any given time. ” they almost always answer with negatives: taking away privileges, sending the child to her room, grounding her, and sometimes spanking or hitting her. Generally, though, the parents are in my office because the very techniques they have just described are not working, and they are quick to say so. They know these techniques are failing them, but they do not know what else to try.
Shrieked Sammy. “Bad Mommy. ” Susan picked up Sammy, turned him over her knee, and spanked him hard. “That’s it, Sammy. ” Angry and inconsolable, Sammy alternately screamed and sobbed, struggling to catch his breath. Susan immediately felt guilty for her outburst, cuddled Sammy, and gave him back his beloved bear. If such angry exchanges were repeated very often, Sammy would soon learn how to get his own way and get plenty of attention from his mother: have a tantrum. The Outcome of Angry Interchanges: Misbehaving Children For all these reasons, anger does not work as a discipline technique.
Once calm, they realize that the punishments they have meted out in the heat of the moment may be completely unenforceable and thus cannot accomplish the disciplinary goal. Parents also feel miserable because they believe they have made their child feel bad. Whether the child is still storming with anger or crying with unhappiness, he displays feelings the parents do not want to have caused. Many parents assume that through an angry interchange they have made their child feel guilty. For a young child, this is probably an inaccurate assumption.
Four Weeks to a Better Behaved Child by Cristine Chandler