Calm Parents Happy Kids

Author: Laura Markham
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9780091955205
Release Date: 2014-09-04
Genre: Child rearing

Calm Parents, Happy Kids is the UK version of Dr Laura Markham's hugely successful and ground-breaking book, Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids. Now adapted for UK audiences, this practical and inspiring book reveals a three step programme that will transform family life. Most parenting books focus on changing a child's behaviour, but the truth is that children only change when their relationship with their parents changes. In Calm Parents, Happy Kids, Dr Laura Markham introduces an approach to parenting that eliminates threats, power struggles and manipulation, in favour of setting limits with empathy and communication. Bringing together the latest research in brain development with a focus on emotional awareness (for both parents and children), it will appeal to all parents who donâe(tm)t want to force their children into compliance and lose their temper, but want to keep calm and help their children want to behave.

Calm Parents Happy Kids

Author: Dr. Laura Markham
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781473502659
Release Date: 2014-09-04
Genre: Family & Relationships

Calm Parents, Happy Kids is the UK version of Dr Laura Markham's hugely successful and ground-breaking book, Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids. Now adapted for UK audiences, this practical and inspiring book reveals a three step programme that will transform family life. Most parenting books focus on changing a child's behaviour, but the truth is that children only change when their relationship with their parents changes. In Calm Parents, Happy Kids, Dr Laura Markham introduces an approach to parenting that eliminates threats, power struggles and manipulation, in favour of setting limits with empathy and communication. Bringing together the latest research in brain development with a focus on emotional awareness (for both parents and children), it will appeal to all parents who don’t want to force their children into compliance and lose their temper, but want to keep calm and help their children want to behave.

Peaceful Parent Happy Kids

Author: Laura Markham
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101613627
Release Date: 2012-11-27
Genre: Family & Relationships

A groundbreaking guide to raising responsible, capable, happy kids Based 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 toddlers right through the elementary years. If you’re tired of power struggles, tantrums, and searching for the right “consequence,” look no further. You’re about to discover the practical tools you need to transform your parenting in a positive, proven way.

Peaceful Parent Happy Siblings

Author: Laura Markham
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780698151185
Release Date: 2015-05-05
Genre: Family & Relationships

Popular parenting expert Dr. Laura Markham, author of PEACEFUL PARENTS, HAPPY SIBLINGS, has garnered a large and loyal readership around the world, thanks to her simple, insightful approach that values the emotional bond between parent and child. As any parent of more than one child knows, though, it’s challenging for even the most engaged parent to maintain harmony and a strong connection when competition, tempers, and irritation run high. In this highly anticipated guide, Dr. Markham presents simple yet powerful ways to cut through the squabbling and foster a loving, supportive bond between siblings, while giving each child the vital connection that he or she needs. PEACEFUL PARENT, HAPPY SIBLINGS includes hands-on, research-based advice on: Creating deep connections with each one of your children, so that each truly believes that you couldn’t possibly love anyone else more. Fostering a loving family culture that encourages laughter and minimizes fighting Teaching your children healthy emotional self-management and conflict resolution skills—so that they can work things out with each other, get their own needs met and respect the needs of others Helping your kids forge a close lifelong sibling bond—as well as the relationship skills they will need for a life of healthy friendships, work relationships, and eventually their own family bonds. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Yell Less Love More

Author: Sheila McCraith
Publisher: Fair Winds Press (MA)
ISBN: 9781592336333
Release Date: 2014-11-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

A 30-day guide for parents includes 100 alternatives to yelling; simple, daily steps to follow; and honest stories to inspire parents to calmly discipline their children. Original.

Peaceful Parents Peaceful Kids

Author: Naomi Drew
Publisher: Kensington Books
ISBN: 1575666081
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Family & Relationships

A practical guide to help parents teach their children how to cope with stress offers an innovative approach that combines real-life situations, hands-on examples, and helpful advice on how to resolve conflicts, reduce anger and anxiety, develop listening skills, foster self-esteem and understanding, and more. Original.

Unconditional Parenting

Author: Alfie Kohn
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780743487481
Release Date: 2006-03-28
Genre: Family & Relationships

The author of Punished by Rewards and The School Our Children Deserve builds on his parenting theories of working with children rather than trying to control them, argues against practices that teach children that they must earn a parent's approval, and presents techniques that promote desired child qualities through unconditional support. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.

Mindful Parenting

Author: Kristen Race
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781250020314
Release Date: 2014-01-07
Genre: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS

An expert in child, family and school psychology and the founder of Mindful Life presents a revolutionary approach to parenting that, rooted in the science of the brain and integrating cognitive neuroscience and child development, helps children feel happier, healthier, less anxious and less stressed. Original.

Discipline Without Damage

Author: Vanessa Lapointe
Publisher: Greystone Books
ISBN: 9781928055112
Release Date: 2015-12-21
Genre: Family & Relationships

In this easy-to-read, science-based book, parents, caregivers, and adults of all kinds discover how discipline affects children’s development, why intervention should reinforce connection not separation, and why the disciplinary strategies that may have been used on us as children are not the ones that children really need. As a practicing child and family psychologist and advisor to the British Columbia ministry of children and families, Dr. Vanessa has seen it all, and she has navigated hundreds of tough situations with families. Drawing on scientific research and a wealth of clinical experience, she shows you how to put out the fire without dampening your child’s spirits; how to correct their behavior while emphasizing connection; and how to discipline without damage.

Positive Parenting

Author: Rebecca Eanes
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780143109228
Release Date: 2016-06-07
Genre: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS

Tired of yelling and nagging? True family connection is possible--and this essential guide shows us how. Popular parenting blogger Rebecca Eanes believes that parenting advice should be about more than just getting kids to behave. Struggling to maintain a meaningful connection with her two little ones and frustrated by the lack of emotionally aware books for parents, she began to share her own insights with readers online. Her following has grown into a thriving community--hundreds of thousands strong. In this eagerly anticipated guide, Eanes shares her hard-won wisdom for overcoming limiting thought patterns and recognizing emotional triggers, as well as advice for connecting with kids at each stage, from infancy to adolescence. This heartfelt, insightful advice comes not from an "expert," but from a learning, evolving parent. Filled with practical, solution-oriented advice, this is an empowering guide for any parent who longs to end the yelling, power struggles, and downward spiral of acting out, punishment, resentment, and shame--and instead foster an emotional connection that helps kids learn self-discipline, feel confident, and create lasting, loving bonds."

Parenting Without Power Struggles

Author: Susan Stiffelman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781849839204
Release Date: 2012-03-15
Genre: Family & Relationships

Every parent knows the unrelenting fervour of a four-year-old's tantrum, an eight-year-old's insistence on talking back, or a moody pre-teen's newfound hobby of brooding in anger. And every parent has asked the simple question: how can I avoid meltdowns and create more peace at home? While most parenting strategies are designed to coerce your kids to change, Parenting Without Power Struggles does something innovative, and focuses on where parents actually have real control: within themselves. When parents learn to keep their cool and parent from a strong and durable connection, they become able to help their children navigate the challenging moments of growing up. Family therapist Susan Stiffelman has shown thousands of parents how to be the confident 'captain of the ship' in their children's lives. Based on her successful practice and packed with real-life stories, Susan shares proven strategies and clear insights to motivate kids to cooperate and connect, making Parenting Without PowerStruggles an extraordinary guidebook for transforming your day-to-day parenting life.

How to Raise a Happy Child and Be Happy Too

Author: Heather Criswell
Publisher:
ISBN: 0984454578
Release Date: 2012-11-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

Kid whisperer Criswell shares simple strategies parents can put into action in order to raise amazing childrenNin a much easier and more fun way than they thought possible.

If I Have to Tell You One More Time

Author: Amy McCready
Publisher: J P Tarcher
ISBN: 9780399160592
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Family & Relationships

Draws on the author's Positive Parenting Solutions online course to explain how to correct negative behaviors in children, introducing the psychological theories of Alfred Adler on using empowerment to promote healthy child development.

Connection Parenting

Author: Pam Leo
Publisher: Wyatt-Mackenzie Pub
ISBN: 1932279768
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Family & Relationships

"Connection Parenting" is based on author Pam Leo's seven week parenting series, "Meeting the Needs of Children," that she has been teaching for over sixteen years. The premise is that a strong parent-child bond is the key to children's optimal human development and our most effective parenting tool. Connection Parenting is a proactive approach to parenting that supports parents and caregivers in creating and maintaining the strong bonds children need to thrive.