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Recommendations for books on toddler behaviour please
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Posted 02 April 2012 - 11:44 AM
DS2 is becoming a real challenge! I am anticipating a long 12 months as he has just turned two so I think I need to read up a bit.
DS1 wasn't too bad to handle really so this one is a shock! He loves throwing things on the floor, climbing onto kitchen benches, chests of drawers etc, not eating dinner most nights a week and throwing it on the floor, you know the usual 2 year old behaviour. I have started the time out stool but he still isn't getting it!
I did hear of a good book by Robyn someone but have forgotten the name and title. Which books have you found most useful?
Posted 02 April 2012 - 03:10 PM
The Mighty Toddler by Robin Barker might be the one you mean, I've found it really useful
Posted 03 April 2012 - 06:40 AM
It wasn't Robyn Barker I'm familiar with her, but that has reminded me I should check the library for her book thanks!
Posted 03 April 2012 - 05:34 PM
Yes that is him! Parenting for a Peaceful World I was thinking about, thanks. Although now I've looked at it I don't think it particularly aimed at toddler years but looks interesting anyway.
Posted 03 April 2012 - 07:08 PM
I read about a year ago a book called 'Honey i wrecked the kids' by Alyson Schafer. I found it to offer great advice to dealing with kids who don't respond to think like timeouts and rewards. I really should read it again now that DD is older and timeouts and rewards no longer work
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