$25 Amazon/PP-1-WW-Please Explain Time Out to Me-Dr. Laurie Zelinger & Fred Zelinger-Ends 6/30 | Miki's Hope

$25 Amazon/PP-1-WW-Please Explain Time Out to Me-Dr. Laurie Zelinger & Fred Zelinger-Ends 6/30

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Back when I was a child I never heard the words "Time Out"--Yes, I was sent to my room or not allowed to go out and play with my friends--but "Time Out"--No. My parents did not believe in corporal punishment--no hitting or spankings. But back then many of my friends did get hit--I never understood that! But that is how life was back then. Now if a parent hits or is excessively abusive to a child--they can be reported and possibly lose the child to social services!! I am actually very happy that I do not have children!! It can't be easy on the parents to try and teach the children right from wrong these days,

This book starts with the child's perspective and how "Time Out" is possibly perceived by them in words and illustrations that the child can understand. The second part of the book is for the parents and not only explains "Time Out" but also the ramifications of other types of punishments. Lets face it--not everything will work with every child!

The book really keeps on about positive reinforcement vs negative reinforcement,

You, as a parent, might have to read this a time or two to get the gist-- your child will probably pick up on it a lot quicker.

Definitely a book that is needed in this day and age!!

Time Out is a dignified and effective method of discipline, endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Psychological Association. This book, written by parenting experts, explains the Time Out process and provides step-by-step instructions for its proper and effective use. Please Explain Time Out To Me is two books in one: an engaging story with colorful illustrations and a parent section which describes the Time Out process in detail, as well as the advantages and pitfalls of other methods of discipline.

Children will: 

- Enjoy the story and illustrations

- Understand how Time Out works

- Empathize with the characters in the book

- Be treated respectfully when given a consequence

- Experience the benefits of Time Out as a mechanism of behavior change

Parents and caregivers will: 

- Develop a plan for supplying responses to their child’s unacceptable behavior

- Understand the rationale behind Time-Out as a management technique

- Learn how to use Time Out effectively

- Better handle behavioral issues wherever they occur

- Learn that physical forms of punishment do not work

From Loving Healing Press www.LHPress.com

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Drs. Zelinger book is clearly informed by literature and both clinical and personal experience. Its simplicity and ease-of-use and understanding allows for broad reach to all parents that face the normal challenges in raising children. The story to help the child understand makes this book unique, as well as the “fixer box” concept. Behavioral difficulties often stem from struggles around feeling in control. This book gives a concrete, more adaptive path for both parents and child to feel in control. 

-- David Salsberg, PsyD, DABPS Clinical Neuropsychologist; Director, Pediatric Assessment, Learning & Support (PALS), New York, NY.

In Please explain Time Out To Me, Drs. Laurie and Fred Zelinger offer a clear, concise and insightful look at the often misunderstood and misinterpreted concept of time out. Combining colorful illustrations and story line for children and step-by-step guidelines and principles for parents and adults, the book has unique appeal to both. I highly recommend this book, particularly to parents foraging through the tangled, complicated and sometimes scary web called parenthood. 

-- Iris Ackerman, LCSW, PhD, Clinical Social Worker

As a child psychiatrist, finding parenting books that are straightforward, helpful, and concise is a rare find indeed. Drs. Laurie and Fred Zelinger offer just that in Please Explain Time Out To Me. In its pages, they harness their expert clinical experience and judgment and offer it in a relatable, engaging, and entertaining way. I highly recommend this book to families who are struggling with the difficult journey of growing up and managing problem behaviors along the way. 

-- Stephen Perret, MD., Child Psychiatrist

Thumbs up for Drs. Zelingers book on explaining time out to kids. As a busy working mom with six children, I have used time out effectively. I would recommend reading this book to help understand the benefits of time out for both parents and children, and the effectiveness of time-out as a learning tool. Drs. Zelinger’s thought out story will be a helpful, useful contribution for kids, parents and teachers. 

-- Chani Jacobowitz, LCSW; Mother of 6 From the Please Explain To Me... series

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About the Author

Dr. Laurie Zelinger, Diplomate, is a Board Certified Psychologist with a specialty in School Psychology, and a Registered Play Therapist with forty years' experience. She is a licensed New York State psychologist who recently retired from a Long Island public school system and is now devoting her time exclusively to writing, consulting, and her busy private practice. Dr. Laurie's previous books include: "Please Explain Anxiety to Me: Simple Biology and Solutions for Children and Parents," The "O MY" in TonsillectOMY & AdenoidectOMY: How to Prepare Your Child for Surgery (in its second edition), A Smart Girl's Guide to Liking Herself Even on the Bad Days for American Girl, and a chapter on selective mutism in the compendium, School Based Play Therapy (second edition). She is also credited with being a consultant for the Bitty Baby book series by American Girl where she assisted in the development of the "For Parents" sections, as well as editorial development of another American Girl book. Dr. Laurie's interest in writing began in 4th grade, when a play she wrote was performed by students in her public school. Dr. Zelinger is a fellow and elected officer in the nationally based American Academy of School Psychology and spent four years on the Executive Board of the New York Association of Play Therapy. As a media referral specialist for the American Psychological Association, she has contributed to nearly 200 venues regarding child development. Dr. Laurie and her psychologist husband, Dr. Fred, are both certified Red Cross Disaster Mental Health volunteers. They have been happily married for over thirty-five years and have raised four children. You can learn more about Dr. Zelinger and her books at DrZelinger dot com. 

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Deb PelletierC said...

There is day time and bed time, and the changes of the seasons. Would use a toy clock and books.

Erin N said...

I am not really sure how to answer that question. I think I would ask my sister for advice! She is the best parent I know. Thank you for the book preview and giveaway. Happy Canada Day!

Kristi Friesen said...

I would explain time out as a way to be able to be by yourself and gather your thoughts, and come back when you are ready to be more respectful, which helps everyone to be happier.

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