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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jane Nelsen, Ed.D., Mary Nelsen Tamborski, Brad Ainge Narrator: Kimberly Farr, Kathleen McInerney, Fred Sanders Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: November 2016 ISBN: 9781524709877
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Do you wish there was a way to raise well-behaved children without punishment? Are you afraid the only alternative is being overly indulgent? With Positive Discipline, an encouragement model based on both kindness and firmness, you don’t have to choose between these two extremes. Using these 49 Positive Discipline tools, honed and perfected after years of real-world research and feedback, you’ll be able to work with your children instead of against them. The goal isn’t perfection but providing you with the techniques you need to help your children develop the life and social skills you hope for them, such as respect for self and others, problem-solving ability, and self-regulation. The tenets of Positive Discipline consistently foster mutual respect so that any child—from a three-year-old toddler to a rebellious teenager—can learn creative cooperation and self-discipline without losing his or her dignity.

In this new parenting audio guidebook, you’ll find day-to-day exercises for parents to improve their parenting skills, along with success stories from parents worldwide who have benefited from the Positive Discipline philosophy. With training tools and personal examples from the authors, you will learn:

·         The “hidden belief” behind a child’s misbehavior, and how to respond accordingly
·         The best way to focus on solutions instead of dwelling on the negative
·         How to encourage your child without pampering or praising
·         How to teach your child to make mistakes and follow through on agreements
·         How to foster creative thinking


Read by Kimberly Farr, Kathleen McInerney, and Fred Sanders

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Quotes & Awards

  • Positive Discipline Parenting Tools is a powerful foundation builder and problem solver for any parent. Whether you have a toddler, teen, or any age in between, you’ll find this book filled with real life experiences and real world strategies — plus step-by-step instructions to help you through the toughest parenting issues.  I urge every parent to pick up a copy and start reading today! It’s a keeper! 
     - Amy McCready, author of The “Me, Me, Me” Epidemic and If I Have to Tell You One More Time...
  • “A must read for all parents.  Every page will be dog eared for future reference. Besides offering up theory and techniques that are effective and transformative for families, Positive Discipline Parenting Tools is filled with real life stories from parents around the world.  The details in these stories both deepen the learning and inspire. A joy to read and easy to implement immediately. Alyson Schafer, author of Honey, I Wrecked the Kids and Ain't Misbehavin'
  • “With Positive Disciple Parenting Tools, the authors have delivered a clear, research-based guide for training our children to motivate themselves, and ultimately manage their own behavior. What a gift to all of us striving to put down the sticks and carrots, and lead with loving guidance instead. Hal Runkel, LMFT, bestselling author of ScreamFree Parenting
  • A delightful and fun book to read with practical and effective parenting tools. Each story used resonates with our daily and challenging lives with our children. This is a must read book for parents who want to raise independent, empowered and capable kids. Tony and Lisseth Orozco, Executive Directors, Disciplina Positiva Center, Anaheim, CA
  • “With Positive Disciple Parenting Tools, the authors have delivered a clear, research-based guide for training our children to motivate themselves, and ultimately manage their own behavior. What a gift to all of us striving to put down the sticks and carrots, and lead with loving guidance instead. Hal Runkel, LMFT, bestselling author of ScreamFree Parenting
  • The 49 techniques offered are specific, easy-to-follow methods for aligning parental responses to the way children think...those who learn by good example will find the mix of instruction and story a welcome guide in tough moments. Publisher's Weekly
  • Nelsen’s tone is that of a patient teacher, gentle but never coddling, and Tamborski and Ainge’s more conversational styles bring an “in the trenches” feel without falling into the self-deprecation so common in peer-focused parenting books...a welcome guide in tough moments. Publishers Weekly
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About the Narrators

Kimberly Farr is an actress and eight-time winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award for narration. She has appeared on Broadway and at the New York Shakespeare Festival, the Roundabout Theatre, Playwright’s Horizons, and the American Place. She created the role of “Eve” in Arthur Miller’s first and only musical, Up from Paradise, which was directed by the author. She appeared with Vanessa Redgrave in the Broadway production of The Lady from the Sea and has acted in regional theaters across the country, including a performance in the original production of The 1940’s Radio Hour at Washington, DC’s Arena Stage.

Kathleen McInerney won the prestigious Audie Award for Best Narration in 2011 and was a finalist for the Audie in 2010 and 2015. Her narrations have also earned several AudioFile Earphones Awards. She has performed in New York and around the United States in both classical and contemporary theater. Her credits also include television commercials, daytime drama, radio plays, and animation voice-over.

Fred Sanders, winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award, has received critics’ praise for his audio narrations that range from nonfiction and memoir to fiction and mystery and suspense.