From the Back Cover
Raise Healthy and Self-Reliant Children
From Kimberley Clayton Blaine (the producer of the popular online TheGoToMom.TV) comes a handy guide filled with practical tips that reject old-fashioned discipline and instead use empathy and emotion coachinga more effective, open-hearted method of support and positive change. This book is written for parents who struggle to solve the day-to-day challenges of raising kids, while at the same time improving their parent-child relationship. The author offers practical solutions on how to use emotion coaching for dealing with tantrums, nightmares, hitting, bedtime, whining, bedwetting, potty training, shyness, anger, and other common problems.
Praise for The Go-To Mom's Parents' Guide to Emotion Coaching Young Children
"Many mothers are confused and anxiousworried that they won't be able to navigate a successful path through the maze of advice, values, pressures, and needs that they face in being a parent. Kimberly Clayton Blaine is a reliable guide, and her book will help women take a deep breath and find a satisfying way to be a good mother and still hold onto the best of who they are as people."James Garbarino, PhD, professor of psychology, Loyola University Chicago; author, Raising Children in a Socially Toxic Environment
"Offers parents concrete help. Kimberley Blaine reminds us that building strong relationships with our children is the cornerstone of humane and loving discipline and offers emotion coaching as a unique, effective, and peaceful way to help our children and ourselves in times of conflict."Peggy O'Mara, editor and publisher, Mothering Magazine
"If you're tired of doing battle with your children, you must read Kimberley Blaine's book.... Learn to give up the bribes, spanking, and yellingand achieve a more peaceful parenting experience!"Susan M. Heim, editor, Chicken Soup for the Soul; coauthor, Boosting Your Baby's Brain Power
About the Author
Kimberley Clayton Blaine, MA, MFT, is a licensed family and child therapist, the founder and executive producer of www.TheGoToMom.TV, and the social marketing director of a Los Angelesbased early childhood mental health campaign funded by SAMHSA, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.