"Everywhere you go, you keep overhearing other moms say to their misbehaving children, 'That's one. That's two. That's three.' And then you watch in disbelief as their kid actually stops!"—PopSugar Moms
The most effective parenting guide for tantrums.
Do you want to strengthen your parent-child bond? What about learning how to build self-esteem early on in your toddler, preschooler, or middle schooler? Are you ready to have a calm, happy family and home? This therapist-recommended, evidence-based book is the #1 resource for effective and enjoyable parenting using gentle techniques that work.
Since kids don't come with a manual, 1-2-3 Magic is the next best thing. Using his signature counting method, Dr. Thomas Phelan helps parents to quickly, calmly, and effectively stop obnoxious behaviors like tantrums and meltdowns, whining and pouting, talking back, sibling rivalry, and more by teaching your child how to regulate their emotions in a way that’s safe for them and drama-free for you.
You’ll also learn how to:
• Build a solid foundation for being a confident parent
• Manage testing and manipulation to avoid derailing your efforts
• Encourage good behavior
• Strengthen your relationship with your child
• Establish positive bedtime, dinnertime, homework, and wake-up routines
Millions of parents from all over the world have used this bestselling child discipline book to raise happier families and put the fun back into parenting—and you can too!
1-2-3 Magic is one of Healthline's Best Parenting Books of 2017, a 2016 Mom's Choice Award Winner, a 2016 National Parenting Product Award Winner and a 2016 Family Choice Award Winner.