Redirecting Children's Behavior: Effective Discipline for Creating Connection and Cooperation (Paperback)
"The best, most useful book on parenting I've ever read." —Jack Canfield, author of Chicken Soup for the Soul
Parents are looking for alternatives to rewarding, nagging, threatening, and taking away privileges. Redirecting Children's Behavior is their comprehensive guide to creating a family life that is close, cooperative, and respectful.
Guiding parents of children from 18 months to 18 years, author and expert Kathryn J. Kvols provides:
- How to establish and maintain a growth mindset.
- Tips to help you and your child manage emotions effectively.
- Steps to set clear limits and follow through.
- How to move beyond using consequences to implement change.
- New ways to enhance the parent/child connection through even the most difficult altercations.
- And much more!
Based on more than thirty years of experience teaching parenting courses, Redirecting Children's Behavior is filled with real-life examples from thousands of parents and professionals using these principles.
The tools are easy, practical, and can be implemented immediately to create the family life you want and deserve.
Kathryn J. Kvols is an international parent educator, workshop leader, and speaker. She is the president of the Academy for Parent Education and Coaching, a worldwide parent training network that teaches skill-building strategies to families. She lives in Gainesville, Florida.
"Redirecting Children's Behavior has helped me both personally and in my work with families. It offers practical strategies that work. It's a wonderful book for real families with the normal dilemmas we all face." —Diane Clark Johnson, coauthor of Temperament Tools: Working with Your Child's Inborn Traits
"More than ever, it is important to learn to communicate within our families in a way that fosters growth, understanding, and peaceful resolution of conflict." —Allen H. Neims, MD, PhD, former dean of the University of Florida College of Medicine, pediatrics professor