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Without Spanking or Spoiling
Without Spanking or Spoiling

Without Spanking or Spoiling

A Practical Approach to Toddler and Preschool Guidance


128 Pages, 8.5 x 11

Formats: Trade Paper, Library

Trade Paper, $14.95 (US $14.95) (CA $16.95)

Publication Date: January 1993

ISBN 9780943990743

Rights: WOR

Chicago Review Press (Jan 1993)
Parenting Press

Price: $14.95


Allowing parents to choose the tools that fit best with their child’s temperament and their family values, this eclectic approach to child guidance and discipline explains how scolding and spanking may increase behaviors that parents want to decrease, offers ways to substitute acceptable behavior for objectionable behavior, shows how to set guidelines for effective consequences, and gives more than 150 ideas for overcoming 10 common behavior problems. Rife with helpful examples, exercises, and summary sheets, this manual is a resource that parents will be able to refer to time and again.

Author Biography

Elizabeth Crary is the award-winning author of more than 40 children’s and child-guidance publications. She has taught parenting education, with an emphasis on problem-solving and skill-building methods, and established Parenting Press in 1979. She lives in Seattle.