No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind
Tina Payne Bryson and Daniel J. Siegel, the New York Times bestselling author of Brainstorm, the pioneering experts behind the best-selling The Whole-Brain Child, now tackle the ultimate child-rearing challenge: discipline. Emphasizing the fascinating connection between a child’s neurological development and the way a parent responds to misbehavior, No-Drama Discipline lays out an effective, compassionate strategy for dealing with tantrums, tensions, and tears – without causing a scene.
The authors define the true meaning of the “d” word (to instruct, not to shout or reprimand) and demonstrate how to communicate with your child, redirect emotions, and transform a meltdown into an opportunity for growth. This effectively brings the cycle of negative behavior (and punishment) to a halt, as problem-solving becomes a win/win situation. You’ll learn how to save your sanity inside this sanity-saving guide.
strategies that assist parents in defining their own discipline philosophy – and mastering the most effective methods for communicating the lessons they are attempting to impart facts about child brain development – and the type of discipline that is most appropriate and constructive at all ages and stages the way to connect calmly and lovingly with a child – regardless of the severity of the behavior – while still setting clear and consistent boundaries
tips for navigating your child through a tantrum in order to gain insight, empathy, and repair twenty discipline errors that even the best parents make – and how to stay focused on the principles of whole-brain parenting and discipline techniques.
With candid stories and playful illustrations that bring the authors’ suggestions to life, No-Drama Discipline teaches you how to work with your child’s developing mind, resolve conflicts peacefully, and inspire happiness and resilience in everyone in the family.