Thomas W. Phelan, PhD, is a member of the Illinois and American Psychological Associations and is the author of "1-2-3 Magic," "All About Attention Deficit Disorder," "Medication for ADHD," and "Surviving Your Adolescents." He lives in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.
DVD.;In English or Spanish;closed captioned.;Presented by Thomas W. Phelan.;MPAA rating: Not rated.;Dr. Phelan explains how to get your children to do the good things you want them to do, such as getting up and out in the morning, eating, going to bed and picking up after themselves. The tape teaches strategies for encouraging your children's independence and healthy self-esteem.;Special features: about Dr. Phelan, additional resources.;For specific features see interactive menu.
Based on the bestselling parenting book 1-2-3 Magic--now available on DVD! Includes English and Spanish
"1-2-3 Magic made parenting fun again."
"I highly recommend this book to any parent who is spending more time yelling at or nagging their children than smiling at and laughing with them."
"All I have to say is that the ideas in this book really WORK! It really is like magic!"
"It's such a relief to not feel like I'm constantly yelling at someone! If you want to see a fast improvement in your child's behavior, check out 1-2-3 Magic."
In addition to controlling difficult behavior, parents need to know how to encourage good behavior so they can enjoy their children and relate to them with warmth and affection. In the More 1-2-3 Magic presentation in both English and Spanish you will learn how to encourage positive behavior, responsible independence, and a healthy self-concept.
Discover easy-to-learn techniques to get your kids to START:
Going to bed
Staying in bed
You will also learn:
Three parental qualities that foster competent kids
How to encourage and respect your child?'s growing independence
How to run effective Family Meetings
This DVD features Dr. Phelan's entertaining seminar presentation and real-life family vignettes that reinforce the concepts.
Contributor Bio: Phelan, Thomas W
Thomas W. Phelan, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and a nationally renowned expert on child discipline and attention deficit disorder. His other books include "1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12,"" All About Attention Deficit Disorder,"" "and "Surviving Your Adolescents." He lives in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Tracy M. Lewis, BA, is the family resource coordinator for a public school system and a family educator for the Commonwealth Parenting Center of Richmond, Virginia. She is also a former elementary school teacher and preschool director. She lives in Stony Creek, Virginia.