How to Respond to Misbehavior without Force, Rewards, or Punishments
by Michael Pastore
Paperback, 220 pages, $18.00
Child Maintenance is the art, and the loving work, of keeping a child in optimum physical and mental health. The goal of Child Maintenance is to nurture happy, resilient children: kids who are able to play, to appreciate Nature, to create, to love life, and to love learning.
Written for parents, grandparents, teachers, counselors, psychologists — and everyone who works with children — this book offers a lively blend of sound ideas and practical advice.
This book will help you to:
◎ Find responses to misbehavior that are caring & calm.
◎ Give up the negative never-ending cycle of punishing, threatening, and yelling at kids.
◎ Understand what misbehavior is, and why children misbehave.
◎ Prevent misbehavior by encouraging active play, and nourishing the child’s creativity.
◎ Transform problems into opportunities that teach the child the essential skills of resilience and self-reliance.