Help! There’s a Toddler in the House!
Find out how to cope with and correct these common behavioral challenges of young children ages 2-6.
- Hitting, kicking, pinching and biting
- Refusing to eat at mealtime
- Refusing to sleep at bedtime
- Throwing tantrums for attention
- Ignoring instructions
- Fighting with siblings
- Having meltdowns in public places
Each chapter examines a specific problem, from the mildly irritating to the downright maddening, and describes practical strategies to rein in, correct and prevent it. Also included are special chapters on how to use time-out correctly, potty train a toddler, and how moms and dads can create a more rewarding and enriching family life. Packed with straightforward techniques and sound advice, this book will help parents rediscover that having a toddler in the house can be more fun than frustrating. 260 pgs.
"For parents who find themselves overwhelmed with the slew of problems that can develop, "Help! There's a Toddler in the House" is a finely recommended read that shouldn't be overlooked." ~Midwest Book Review, The Parenting Shelf
"Whether they are at their wit’s end or anticipating the worst, parents will discover a wonderful guide to learning and understanding simple and effective techniques for changing behaviors that, believe it or not, will result in happier and healthier relationships with your children." ~The National Parenting Center, Spring 2011
"The ideas given in this book are in the back of my mind whenever I am dealing with my child. It’s an excellent book and will help you remain calm in tough situations. I would definitely recommend it if you are raising a toddler!" ~Krista, The IE Mommy.com, Reviewer
"This is a really terrific, must have, book. The strategies are so easy to understand and implement. Dr. Reimers’ common sense treatment approaches are invaluable tools for parents and a wonderful reference for professionals.”
~Gina Richman, Ph.D. Director, Child and Family Therapy Clinic Kennedy Krieger Institute Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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|About the Author|
|Thomas M. Reimers, Ph.D., is Director of Boys Town’s Behavioral Health Clinic, which provides outpatient services and counseling to youth and families. He also is a licensed psychologist and Clinical Associate Professor in Pediatrics at the Creighton University School of Medicine. The father of two daughters, Dr. Reimers has more than twenty years of experience as a clinician and researcher, and he has authored numerous articles on child and adolescent behavior.|
Published by Boys Town Press
The advice offered in the book was very helpful. Reminds me of the way things used to be years ago pertaining to workable ways to discipline small children.