“Show[s] parents how to intervene by providing language that is most often very sensible and would help parents in the middle of a crisis.”
“I'll be totally frank here: I absolutely loved this book!...Does an outstanding job of organizing kid behaviors…A great buy…Makes parents feel they really can effectively manage almost anything--and isn't that the point?”
Boston Globe BoMoms blog
“A clever cheat sheet…You’ll appreciate [the local authors’] calm, non-violent advice for top-level badness.”
Words To Mouth blog
“Incredible resource…Like the What to Expect When You’re Expecting for the toddler years.”
Mid-Ohio Valley Parent, 3/09
“This is a handy reference book to keep around.”
Mindful Mama blog, 9/23
“Offer[s] practical solutions to real-world challenges involving children in this age group.”
About the Author
, an award-winning filmmaker for Frontline
, is a full-time mom. She lives outside of Boston.
Barbara O’Neal, mother and grandmother, has co-directed the Arlington Children’s Center for thirty years. She lives outside of Boston.