9780142004586

How to Behave So Your Preschooler Will, Too!

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  • ISBN13:

    9780142004586

  • ISBN10:

    0142004588

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-06-01
  • Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)

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Summary

Written for parents or anyone who works with children and families, this highly recommended book explains how to be consistent, manage anger, prevent arguments and power struggles, and teach children to listen the first time.

Author Biography

Dr. Sal Severe has been a school psychologist for more than twenty- five years. He serves on the advisory board of Parents magazine and is a member of the National Association of School Psychologists.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vi
Preface vii
Part I Introduction 1(14)
1 What Preschoolers Need from Their Parents
3(12)
Part II Developmental Factors That Affect Behavior 15(62)
2 How Language Affects Behavior
17(21)
3 How Temperament Affects Behavior
38(7)
4 How Self-Esteem Affects Behavior
45(8)
5 How Motivation Affects Behavior
53(9)
6 How Preschoolers Learn
62(15)
Part III Better Behavior Principles 77(38)
7 Quick Start Strategies
79(14)
8 You and Your Preschooler Learn from Each Other
93(10)
9 Being Consistent Is Seldom Easy, but It Is Always Worth It
103(12)
Part IV Putting Better Behavior Principles into Practice 115(92)
10 How to Build Positive Behaviors and Attitudes
117(14)
11 Use Charts and Checklists to Teach Accountability
131(8)
12 Use Rules to Provide Guidance
139(16)
13 Managing Your Anger
155(9)
14 Alternatives to Spanking
164(7)
15 Correcting Misbehavior with Time-Out
171(26)
16 Planning Improves Misbehavior
197(10)
Part V Applying Better Behavior Principles to Everyday Challenges 207(74)
17 Common Challenges
209(15)
18 Sibling Strife
224(7)
19 From Comfort to Coping
231(10)
20 Preschool Fears
241(9)
21 Behavior in Public Places
250(9)
22 Preschoolers, Aggression, and Anger
259(9)
23 Choosing a Preschool
268(3)
24 Children with Special Needs
271(6)
25 From Cookies to Car Keys
277(4)
Appendix: Children's Book List 281(22)
Index 303

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