1-2-3 Magic:

1-2-3 Magic: Gentle 3-Step Child & Toddler Discipline for Calm, Effective, and Happy Parenting

“Everywhere you go, you keep overhearing other moms say to their misbehaving children, ‘That’s one. That’s two. That’s three.’ And then you watch in disbelief as their kid actually stops!” ― PopSugar Moms

Are you the parent of a child with a strong personality? Is bedtime a daily battleground? Are you looking for a way to get your children to behave without resorting to yelling? Whether you have a toddler, preschooler, or elementary-aged child, this parenting book will assist you in creating a peaceful, happy home.

“Phelan’s method has a proven track record of successfully resolving conflicts and redirecting children…1-2-3 Magic is the gold standard of child discipline for a reason.” STARRED IN THE LIBRARY JOURNAL

Because children do not come with instructions, 1-2-3 Magic is the next best thing. Dr. Thomas Phelan is the author of the country’s best-selling child discipline book – a quick, simple, and scientifically proven method of parenting that actually works!

Dr. Phelan teaches parents how to quickly, calmly, and effectively stop behaviors such as tantrums and meltdowns, whining and pouting, talking back, and sibling rivalry in toddlers, preschoolers, and middle schoolers using his signature counting method.

He walks parents through drama-free discipline techniques that will assist them with the following:

Convincing children to listen
Managing children who are difficult or spirited
What is the proper way to discipline a toddler?
How to handle sibling rivalry
When you discipline, there is no drama.
Additionally, Dr. Phelan discusses how you can easily establish positive routines with children ages 2 to 12 in the following areas:

Bedtime \sDinnertime \sHomework
Getting up and out of bed in the morning, as well as tips for improving your relationship with your children
Millions of parents worldwide have benefited from the award-winning 1-2-3 Magic, which combines love and logic to make you a more peaceful parent with a happy child.


“1-2-3 Magic simplifies everything I’ve read in other books, which makes it very easy to follow. Our home has become a much more positive place.”―Real parent

“I was desperate for a change in my family dynamics. This book was the answer!” ―Real parent

1-2-3 Magic is one of Healthline’s Best Parenting Books of 2017, a 2016 Mom’s Choice Award Winner, a 2016 National Parenting Product Award Winner and a 2016 Family Choice Award Winner.