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Bed-Time, Potty-Time and Tips from a Pro

For Children Aged 2 to 4

Original Title

Dodo, petit pot et astuces de pro Petits jeux pour apprendre au quotidien, pour les enfants de 2 à 4 ans

What can you do to keep bathing and bedtime from being both unpleasant and unending? How can you avoid tantrums when it's time to get the youngest dressed? How can you encourage harmonious relationships and respectful discussions in the home? How can you teach children to control their emotions better? How can you deal with their inappropriate behaviour and reward them for their efforts?

These are some of the basic questions most parents ask themselves and for which this book offers concrete answers. By emphasizing parenting skills, it helps parents put in place tangible ways to train their children more effectively on a day-to-day basis. Whether it's activities to enjoy with your children or tools you can make for use when intervention is called for, this book makes it possible to deal calmly with everyday issues and gives parents ways to help their children be all they can be!

Table of contents

Chapter 1: The child's overall development from 2 to 4 years of age
Emotional, social, intellectual, psychomotor and moral development

Chapter 2: The essentials of intervention
Respect, consistency, firmness, communication

Chapter 3: A few basic ways to intervene
The rule of three, withdrawal, intentional ignorance, counting to three

Chapter4: Professional tips for everyday
Making bedtime easier
Getting dressed with a smile
Becoming curious about food
Toilet training
Encouraging harmonious relationships
Changing inappropriate behaviour
Rewarding efforts

Chapter 5: Ideas and advice
Ideas and advice on rewards that work
Ideas and advice for dealing better with tantrums
Ideas and advice for giving effective support

The book's strong points
-Clear presentation of the various stages of child development.
-Answers basic questions about child development and how to support the child as he develops.
-A dynamic book whose practical approach enables parents to apply the theories of education specialists on a daily basis.
-Tools whose simple construction is explained step by step using coloured photographs.
-Humorous comments to help tone down difficult situations and assist in understanding theoretical concepts. See complete product information (French)
Price : 
22.95 $ CAD
Publication date : 
February 2011
Category : 
Family & Parenting
Pages : 
136 pages
Dimension : 
22.9 X 17.8 cm


Ève Ménard

Ève Ménard

A special education technician, Ève Ménard has approximately fifteen years of experience in schools, working with children who are coping with behaviour, developmental or language problems. Fascinated by everything to do with childhood and the mother of three young children, she works tirelessly to make parent-child relationships less mysterious, calmer and more harmonious. With much humour, she suggests original tools that let everyone express themselves and, most importantly, reach their full potential! See full author information (French)

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