Life with Toddlers: 3 Simple Strategies to Ease the Struggle and Raise Happy, Healthy Toddlers

The S5 Publishing Group
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Time to get tough, Mommies! Witty and fun, Life with Toddlers dishes out no-nonsense guidance and down to earth techniques. Pulling no punches, this mom of three lays out toddler discipline with empathy, and yes, a few migraines of her own! Most toddler books are filled with peachy, useless, it'll-be-fine advice. Well, no more! Using a new three step "TAG" or Toddler ABC Guide(c) for decreasing unwanted behavior, parents and caregivers can finally end the emotional tug of war (discipline, guilt, discipline, guilt...great balls of fire, just throw us a Prozac(tm)!) Save time and energy as you discover how to make toddlers happy, healthy, and balanced with this proven technique. Life with Toddlers explores Tantrums, Biting, Yelling, Bickering, Hitting, Bottle Weaning, Sleep, Sharing, and more. Unwanted behaviors can happen for many reasons - sensory stimulation, communication, frustration, etc. - but if you want results, we have to figure out why. Take a tiny bit of time up front, soak in the new "TAG" method, then it's easy. And hey, if you're now an official member of the Bite Club, don't fret. We're all members, girlfriend!
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Michelle received her undergraduate degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology in 1993 and a masters degree in Communication Disorders in 1995 from the University of Texas at Dallas. She completed her internship at Medical City Dallas Hospital and earned her Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in 1996 from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Her most memorable case of therapy involved "Kay" - a two year old found a the bottom of a swimming pool. Seeing the dedication of Kay's mother to the recovery of her severely brain damaged child, Michelle developed an early and profound respect for all Mothers. In 2000, Michelle took a break from working to start her own family, having three girls in five years. Immersed in all things "Mommy", Michelle decided to write a book dedicated to people just like her: confused, amazed, exhausted, guilt-ridden, and baffled on what-to-do-next. Journey with her as she writes with empathy ("..while I write this very sentence, my child is trying to tear her crib apart in a raging, screaming, fit..."), dedication to getting tough ("Throw that guilt monster out the window, girlfriend!") and a professional eye for what really works in toddler discipline. Teaming up with Dr. Rita Chandler, a Nationally Certified expert in behavior, Michelle decodes the technical aspect of steps to improving problem behavior, but stays devoted to teaching discipline techniques with the emotions of caregivers in mind.

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Publisher
The S5 Publishing Group
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Published on
Oct 31, 2009
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Pages
258
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ISBN
9781449546250
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Language
English
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Genres
Family & Relationships / Life Stages / Infants & Toddlers
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