For twenty-five years, Positive Discipline has been the gold standard reference for grown-ups working with children. Now Jane Nelsen, distinguished psychologist, educator, and mother of seven, has written a revised and expanded edition. The key to positive discipline is not punishment, she tells us, but mutual respect. Nelsen coaches parents and teachers to be both firm and kind, so that any child–from a three-year-old toddler to a rebellious teenager–can learn creative cooperation and self-discipline with no loss of dignity. Inside you’ll discover how tou003cbru003e u003cbru003e • bridge communication gapsu003cbru003e • defuse power strugglesu003cbru003e • avoid the dangers of praiseu003cbru003e • enforce your message of loveu003cbru003e • build on strengths, not weaknessesu003cbru003e • hold children accountable with their self-respect intactu003cbru003e • teach children not what to think but how to thinku003cbru003e • win cooperation at home and at schoolu003cbru003e • meet the special challenge of teen misbehavioru003cbru003e u003cbru003e “It is not easy to improve a classic book, but Jane Nelson has done so in this revised edition. Packed with updated examples that are clear and specific, Positive Discipline shows parents exactly how to focus on solutions while being kind and firm. If you want to enrich your relationship with your children, this is the book for you.”u003cbru003e –Sal Severe, author of How to Behave So Your Children Will, Too!u003cbru003e u003cbru003e u003cbru003e Millions of children have already benefited from the counsel in this wise and warmhearted book, which features dozens of true stories of positive discipline in action. Give your child the tools he or she needs for a well-adjusted life with this proven treasure trove of practical advice.