1-2-3 Magic: 3-Step Discipline for Calm, Effective, and Happy Parenting (Paperback)

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"Everywhere you go, you keep overhearing other moms say to their misbehaving children, 'That's one. That's two. That's three.' And then you watch in disbelief as their kid actually stops!"—PopSugar Moms

Are you the parent of a strong-willed child? Is bedtime a nightly battle? Are you looking to get your kids to behave without yelling? Whether you have a toddler, preschooler, or school-aged child, this gentle parenting book can help you create a calm, happy home.

"Phelan's method has a proven track record of ending the negotiations and getting kids back on track...1-2-3 {Magic} is the gold standard of child discipline for good reason."—Library Journal STARRED

Since kids don't come with a manual, 1-2-3 Magic is the next best thing. Dr. Thomas Phelan has developed the #1 selling child discipline book in the country—a quick, simple, and scientifically proven way to parent that actually works!

Using his signature counting method, Dr. Phelan helps parents to quickly, calmly, and effectively stop behaviors like tantrums and meltdowns, whining and pouting, talking back, sibling rivalry and more in toddlers, preschoolers, and middle schoolers.

He guides parents through drama-free discipline methods that will help with:

  • Getting kids to listen
  • Dealing with difficult/spirited children
  • How to discipline a toddler
  • What to do about sibling rivalry
  • No drama when you discipline

Dr. Phelan also covers how you can easily establish positive routines with children ages 2 - 12 around:

  • Bedtime
  • Dinnertime
  • Homework
  • Getting up and out in the morning
  • and tips for strengthening your relationship with your kids

Millions of parents from all over the world have used the award-winning 1-2-3 Magic to raise happier families and put the fun back into parenting, combining love and logic to make you a more peaceful parent with a happy kid.

"1-2-3 Magic simplifies everything I've read in other books, which makes it very easy to follow. Our home has become a much more positive place."—Real parent

"I was desperate for a change in my family dynamics. This book was the answer!"—Real parent

1-2-3 Magic is one of Healthline's Best Parenting Books of 2017, a 2016 Mom's Choice Award Winner, a 2016 National Parenting Product Award Winner and a 2016 Family Choice Award Winner.

About the Author


Dr. Thomas W. Phelan is an internationally renowned expert, author, and lecturer on child discipline and Attention Deficit Disorder. A registered Ph.D. clinical psychologist, he appears frequently on radio and TV. Dr. Phelan practices and works in the western suburbs of Chicago.

Praise For…


"Lays out a simple program for parents to help manage, and keep from overreacting, to behavior that seems incessant and annoying, like a continual request for junk food right before dinner." — Tri-City Herald

"The most valuable advice I got from reading 1-2-3 Magic that you can start implementing at home immediately is to avoid too much talking and too much emotion...the 1-2-3- program is as much a control on parental anger as it is on children's behavior. " — Outnumbered 3 to 1

"The book has a lot of great, helpful information. Anyone who has children, no matter what age, can learn from this. " — Cassandra's Place

"The book spells out how you can help your child deal with their emotions, encourage good behavior, and strengthen the parent-child relationship. He includes clear advice for many roadblocks you find in a day of parenting. " — Healthline

"If you are a parent of young kids I do recommend that you pick up this book for a read as it would help you understand more about how to cope with your children during their outbursts." — Dominique's Desk

"Phelan's method has a proven track record of ending the negotiations and getting kids back on track...1-2-3 {Magic} is the gold standard of child discipline for good reason. " — Library Journal-STARRED

"Since the sixth edition of the self-proclaimed No. 1 child-discipline book in America came out last year, Dr. Phelan's strategies have seen a resurgence in the parenting world. Maybe that's why you feel like everywhere you go, you keep overhearing other moms say to their misbehaving children, "That's one. That's two. That's three." And then you watch in disbelief as their kid actually stops! " — PopSugar

"1-2-3 Magic helped me quickly identify the areas that I was messing up with my kids, and showed me how I could change those bad habits and trade them in for solid tactics to use when my kids were not listening as they should be. The best part, is that it literally only took a couple days for my kids to completely jump on board with the program...This book is worth it's weight in gold and will change your family's life." — The Simple Moms


Product Details
ISBN: 9781492629887
ISBN-10: 149262988X
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Publication Date: February 2nd, 2016
Pages: 320
Language: English
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