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What I value most about Sarah Ockwell-Smith's latest book is that it honours the struggles of both children and parents. She helps us see how understanding both sets of needs yields resolution and connection, which are not words we usually associate with discipline! Readers are treated not only to fascinating new discoveries about how children's brains and behaviour relate but also to the "ah-ha" moments that parents most wish for during times of conflict with their children

In The Gentle Discipline Book, Sarah Ockwell-Smith challenges us as parents to pause, take a step back and understand why children behave the way they do, so that we can make respectful and effective parenting choices. Our society tends to view gentle discipline as taking a passive approach but Sarah explains clearly, using science-backed examples, why that simply isn't the case - gentle discipline is the kind and logical way to guide our children as they develop and change emotionally and mentally. And it prevents us from turning our homes into battlegrounds.

The guidance is applicable for parents with children of all ages, and Sarah eloquently takes a complex subject and makes it accessible and easily understood. Her no- nonsense yet gentle approach is refreshing and empowering to parents, encouraging us to view our children as individuals and to be responsive to their needs, rather than applying a one-size-fits-all approach to discipline. Sarah also tackles related issues, such as dealing with criticism from friends and family, and offers real-life wisdom on how to deal with judgement, whether real or perceived. She also dedicates a chapter to parents, highlighting why dealing with our own demons - and the subconscious triggers we all have - is one of the most important aspects of charting our parenting course. Congratulations Sarah, this is a comprehensive, pragmatic and common-sense approach to redefining what it means to discipline our children. Children all over the world will be thanking you!

As a sleep-deprived first-time mum, surrounded by a pile of books that were in complete conflict with my parenting instincts, my life was changed when I discovered Sarah's gentle sleep techniques and advice.

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An indispensable guide for parents looking for a more gentle and effective way to shape their child's behaviour, from parenting expert Sarah Ockwell-Smith

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 840 KB
  • Print Length: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Piatkus (2 March 2017)
  • Sold by: Hachette Book Group (AU)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01LLU83QA
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #28,708 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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alexandra aldrin
5.0 out of 5 starsBest positive parenting book
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M. Wordley
1.0 out of 5 starsI guess, if you you are totally clueless...
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5.0 out of 5 starsGentle Discipline is a Crucial Book that Parents and Schools Need
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4.0 out of 5 starsChildren’s needs would be met and the world would be a better place.
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Tyler Evje
4.0 out of 5 starsPretty good advice - but not universally agreeable
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