For twentyfive years, Positive Discipline has been the gold standard reference for grownups working with children. Now Jane Nelsen, distinguished psychologist, educator, and mother of seven, has written a revised and expanded edition. The key to positive discipline is not punishment, she tells us, but mutual respect. Nelsen coaches parents and teachers to be both firm and kind, so that any childyes'>#8211;from a threeyearold toddler to a rebellious teenageryes'>#8211;can learn creative cooperation and selfdiscipline with no loss of dignity. Inside youyes'>#8217;ll discover how toyes'>#8226; bridge communication gapsyes'>#8226; defuse power strugglesyes'>#8226; avoid the dangers of praiseyes'>#8226; enforce your message of loveyes'>#8226; build on strengths, not weaknessesyes'>#8226; hold children accountable with their selfrespect intactyes'>#8226; teach children not what to think but how to thinkyes'>#8226; win cooperation at home and at schoolyes'>#8226; meet the special challenge of teen misbehavioryes'>#8220;It is not easy to improve a classic book, but Jane Nelson has done so in this revised edition. Packed with updated examples that are clear and specific, Positive Discipline shows parents exactly how to focus on solutions while being kind and firm. If you want to enrich your relationship with your children, this is the book for you.yes'>#8221;yes'>#8211;Sal Severe, author ofyes'>#160;How to Behave So Your Children Wll, Too!Millions of children have already benefited from the counsel in this wise and warmhearted book, which features dozens of true stories of positive discipline in action. Give your child the tools he or she needs for a welladjusted life with this proven treasure trove of practical advice.From the Trade Paperback edition.