Peaceful Parents, Peaceful Kids (Paperback)
Internationally respected and recognized educator Naomi Drew offers the first proven action plan for conflict resolution by parents at home. The strategies in "Peaceful Parents, Peaceful Kids" are based on the revolutionary program Drew developed for the classroom. She uses concrete situations, hands-on examples and testimonials from real mothers and fathers to guide parents through:
-- Helping children cope with stress
-- Giving children the skills to talk over problems instead of fighting about them
-- Helping children be calmer, more cooperative and ultimately happier.
This invaluable, accessible resource explains:
-- How to stop angry outbursts and bickering
-- An "on-the-spot" tool to reclaim calmness instantly, any time, any place
-- Kids' favorite ways of cooling off and reducing upset and anger
-- Active listening -- five simple principles that foster understanding and self-esteem
-- Conflict resolution -- six steps for turning tears and frustration into win/win outcomes
-- And much more.