Parenting Young Children

Parenting Young Children

Systematic Training for Effective Parenting of Children Under Six

by Don Dinkmeyer, Gary McKay, James S. Dinkmeyer, Don Dinkmeyer and Joyce L. McKay

Published by: STEP Publishers

Imprint: STEP Publishers

138 Pages, 8.00 x 10.00 x 0.00 in

  • Paperback
  • 9780979554230
  • Published: January 2008


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It's true that children do not come with instructions, but there is help in this fine handbook. Parenting Young Children gives parents the tools to tackle the special challenges of parenting infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Packed with real-life examples and practical guidance for parents and families on such issues as anger, bedtime, bullies, crying, discipline, fears, lying, nightmares, social development, tantrums and much more.

This practical guide for parents is one of the most widely used and earliest of all parenting programs. Topics covered in this handbook gives parents the tools to tackle the special challenges of parenting infants, toddlers and preschoolers. The book suggests a consistent, positive and democratic approach to parenting based on a program called STEP – Systematic Training for Effective Parenting. 

The book provides:  
  • a look at the long-term goals of parenting
  • information on how young children think, feel, and act
  • skills that can increase your enjoyment and effectiveness as a parent
  • skills that can develop your child’s self-esteem and confidence
  • support for yourself as a parent and as a person
  • effective ways to teach cooperation and discipline

The principles and skills in Parenting Young Children can help you feel more confident in your parenting role. This book can be your partner as you work to build healthy patterns of belief and behavior in your young child – patterns that can form the foundation for a lifetime of positive growth.