Parenting without punishments and cry
In the period from one year to three with a toddler takes a surprising metamorphosis: he is becoming more independent, but I. more problematic. This book is conveniently structured guide for parents of kids who do not listen, naughty, bad, eat, climb everywhere, do not get along with others, whining, calling me names, have trouble falling asleep, etc.
This book is a real godsend for parents who need to quickly and humane methods to cope with the problematic situation in which they were put by a child. Almost every parent in the period when the baby crossed the one-year-old milestone, you feel like your own son or daughter like to test them for durability. Some did not want to bed, the others get up at night, someone is playing with the food or running away from mom on the street. There are those who throw a tantrum in the store or to take other people’s things without asking.
Of course, we modern parents, we understand that the problem behavior of our children is either a consequence of our parental shortcomings or wrong us understood the intentions of the child. But if the problem is repeated over and over again, so knowledge about how to cope with it and not enough time to purchase a good manual.
Psychologist Jerry Wyckoff co-authored with journalist Barbara Unell created a book about discipline without punishments and cry, knowing two features of modern moms and dads: the chronic time pressure and the desire to avoid such situations in future (or in other words, solve the problem once and for all). They managed to gather a fairly complete list of the situations faced by parents of kids ranging from one to two years and almost to the school. Apart from the above mentioned, you will find here also the theme of children’s jealousy, unwillingness of the child to clean up after themselves, the inability in the presence of a child to talk on the phone, impatience, rudeness, tantrums, inability to behave in society, etc.
Each Chapter is devoted to a single issue, for example: “Chapter 7. Baby don’t leave parents” (p. 50), “Chapter 10. Child breaks toys and spoil the furniture” (p. 79), “Chapter 18. Child cheating” (p. 122), “Chapter 35. The child does not want to go potty” (p. 233), etc. A clear structure is maintained and within the chapters: first comes a short introduction, which makes the situation easily recognizable, followed by several subsections: “How to prevent the problem”, “How to solve the problem”, “don’ts” and an example that shows how to deal with the described situation in practice.
The book is concise, all information is given briefly and to the point. Follow the advice is so easy that perhaps someone will wonder if there is a catch. But do not forget that we are talking about a typical problematic situations faced by many parents at all times. Besides we are talking about children who behave this way are not exactly evil, and not wanting to cause trouble for mom or dad. They may not have enough attention, or they do not particularly trust others, or they are driven by curiosity and curiosity. After reading the book, adults will be better able to understand the motives of the child and to make the problem situation does not happen again.