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Publisher's Summary

Have you ever opened your mouth to discipline your child, and your parents' nastiest words tumble out? In an era when most parenting books focus on the child, this book supports parents in dealing more positively with themselves, as well as their toddler-to-school-age children, offering specific tools to stop policing and pleading with kids and start being the parents we want to be.
Based on Dr. Bailey's more than 25 years of work with children, this book explains that how we discipline ourselves is ultimately how we discipline our children. Her "Seven Powers for Self-Control" dramatically increase our ability to keep our cool with our children. These correspond to "Seven Basic Discipline Skills" we can use with our children in conflict situations. As children internalize these skills, they naturally learn "Seven Values for Living," which include integrity, respect, compassion, and responsibility.
©2007 Becky A. Bailey (P)2016 Tantor
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Critic Reviews

"Bailey's underlying message is positive and hopeful, supported with humorous anecdotes and helpful solutions to even chronic discipline problems." ( Publishers Weekly)
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4 out of 5 stars
By KIN BREWER on 01-22-18

great book

what you focus on you get more of such a great statement I feel that they focus too much on what you shouldn't do.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Deryl Spielman on 08-23-17

Great content.. too much whispering

Narrator whispers too much making it hard to keep the volume consistent. Geat book though!

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