Toddler Discipline for Every Age and Stage offers practical, age-appropriate toddler discipline strategies for managing the everyday challenges of toddlerhood and guiding your child to becoming their best self.
Toddlers are constantly changing, and they can easily become overwhelmed by it all. When faced with the meltdowns that toddlers are famous for, it can be difficult to know which toddler discipline techniques will best help your child grow into a stronger, kinder person. Toddler Discipline for Every Age and Stage delivers essential toddler discipline tools for dealing with day-to-day difficulties, and supporting your toddler as they learn the important lessons that will set them up for success.
Written by child development expert Aubrey Hargis, Toddler Discipline for Every Age and Stage will help you understand your toddler’s behavioral challenges while fostering important life skills such as curiosity, respect, independence, and confidence. Drawing on Aubrey’s years of coaching parents through the rocky terrain of toddler discipline, as well as her own experience as a mother of two, Toddler Discipline for Every Age and Stage delivers proven toddler discipline techniques that will help you grow closer as parent and child during each stage of your toddler’s first formative years.
Inside the pages of Toddler Discipline for Every Age and Stage you’ll find:
- An overview of your child’s development―including physical, cognitive, and social-emotional―and how this affects their behavior.
- Age-appropriate toddler discipline strategies that will help you manage common behavioral issues by building upon each stage of progress.
- Helpful toddler discipline sidebars and tips for dealing with tricky situations, guidance on how best to communicate with your child, and advice from parents who’ve been there.
While child development is not a linear process, Toddler Discipline for Every Age and Stage provides you with a practical, effective toddler discipline toolkit for navigating the ups and downs of your little one’s toddlerhood and thereafter.
“Understanding each stage of a child’s development does not come naturally to everyone. Having a reliable source to guide and support you through the ups and downs of raising a child is grounding. Given proper tools and enlightenment, the task of discipline is filled with awe and wonder. For every parent, grandparent, and teacher of a toddler, Toddler Discipline for Every Age and Stage is an invaluable toolkit!”―Kathryn Miller, Director, The Innovative School
“Through vivid vignettes and extensive theoretical grounding, Aubrey invites us to see toddlerhood with a fresh pair of eyes, to see young children in positive and compassionate ways. Aubrey’s warm, kind, and down-to-earth personality shines through the pages of this book, as she so gently and wisely accompanies you in your parenting journey. Her guidance is honest, practical, and reliable. In this book, Aubrey does not prescribe a one-size-fits-all approach, rather she makes room for you to choose an approach that best works for you. The book is one of a kind, and a must-read for anyone who is looking for effective guidance to navigate through toddlerhood.”―Sid Mohandas, Doctoral Researcher, Middlesex University, London
“If you are contemplating buying this book…do so with confidence. Why this book? Toddler Discipline for Every Age and Stage is respectful, wise, and helpful. Aubrey Hargis not only understands and values toddlers and parents, but she also has empathy for them. Respect underpins this book and comes from her knowledge that each child, like each parent, has her own personality, strengths, and weaknesses. Help arrives with hundreds of tips, techniques, and cautions. The book is arranged by age and makes finding your issue and answer(s) easy. Should you choose to use this book’s support, you will feel so much better about yourself and your parenting.”―Madelyn Swift, author and founder of Childright
About the Author
Aubrey Hargis, M.Ed. is a parent coach and educational consultant best known for her empathetic approach and appreciation for the magic of childhood. As the founder of the Child Development Institute of the Redwoods, she coaches parents and creates online courses in compassionate discipline techniques and Montessori education. Aubrey lives with her husband and two children in San Francisco, CA.