The Happy Child Guide is proudly replaced by DEMOCRATIC PARENTING from Mar 2012.
It’s official. The Happy Child Guide has published its 4th edition. Released in 2010 with 80 pages more as compared to the 3rd edition bringing it to a total of 179 pages of non-stop comprehensive parenting tips.
Many are keen to learn the contents of this edition and whether it serves the purpose of managing misbehavior or challenging behavior at home.
Children often display misbehavior such as biting, hitting, whining, tantrums, acting-out, ADD/ADHD, oppositional defiant disorder and the list goes on.The new edition also introduce A-Z coverage on challenging behavior such as crying, separation anxiety, dangerous behavior and dependency on comfort objects.
“This book is written to achieve peaceful and happy family around the world!”
I read both the latest 2 editions but I’m going to share with you what the latest edition offers and why this guide can do such wonders in parenting.
Adopting Democratic Parenting Style
The latest edition covers parenting styles you should adopt which is Democratic Parenting versus Authoritarian Violent Parenting, Authoritarian Non-Violent Parenting and Permissive Parenting. Why? In short, Democratic parenting is about involving your children in an age-appropriate level decision making in the family. You will find out how not have have power struggle with children and yet you can retain your parent status. Read more on comprehensive coverage of parenting styles from The Happy Child Guide.
7 Skills Which Influence Child Internal State
Next, you will learn about the 7 skills which influences your child’s internal state such as Understanding 3 reasons to challenging behavior, stop reaction and start responding, start ‘Natural Giggles’, ‘Listening Time’, Connective Communication, Limit Setting and Adult-to-adult Listening Time.
You will learn how to react when your child touches the stove, got a ball rolled out on the road, refuses to leave the playground or eagerly expecting for ice-cream from you. You will learn how to react and respond to your child by not giving in and yet achieve a desirable solution. You will also learn what the word ‘No’ means to a child.
“The Happy Child Guide Offers Long Term Solutions to Challenging Behavior Without Resorting to Punishment, Rewards, Bribes, Power Struggle“
What’s more? You will learn how to listen to your child’s feeling and why they get stressed. Stress may lead to misbehavior and that’s why it needs to be dealt with appropriately right from the beginning. You will be taught on why tears and what is the inborn repair kits from stress.
That wraps up contents on Section 1 of The Happy Child Guide – Skills That Influence Your Child. Check out the contents of The Happy Child Guide Section 2 – Habits That Influence Your Child.