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Discipline Without Tears: Book Review

Public tantrums, hitting, biting, talking back… If this sounds like a typical day for you, then pick up The No-Cry Discipline Solution: Gentle Ways to Encourage Good Behavior Without Whining, Tantrums, and Tears, by parent educator, Elizabeth Pantley. After helping countless parents find ways to get their babies and toddlers to go to sleep without tears, Pantley turns her sites to a holistic, yet practical approach to parenting. First assuring readers that we are doing great if we feel good about our choices 70% of the time (phew!), Pantley then lifts a good deal of stress from our shoulders and provides a new perspective on the issues. According to Pantley, it is important to remember that no matter how embarrassing, upsetting, or stressful your child’s behavior is, it is not about you. … Read entire article »

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