Aubrey Hargis, M.Ed. is a parent coach and educational consultant best known for her empathetic approach and appreciation for the magic of childhood. As the founder of the Child Development Institute of the Redwoods, she coaches parents and creates online courses in compassionate discipline techniques and Montessori education. Aubrey lives with her husband and two children in San Francisco, CA.
"Understanding each stage of a child's development does not come naturally to everyone. Having a reliable source to guide and support you through the ups and downs of raising a child is grounding. Given proper tools and enlightenment, the task of discipline is filled with awe and wonder. For every parent, grandparent, and teacher of a toddler, Toddler Discipline for Every Age and Stage is an invaluable toolkit!"--Kathryn Miller, Director, The Innovative School
"Through vivid vignettes and extensive theoretical grounding, Aubrey invites us to see toddlerhood with a fresh pair of eyes, to see young children in positive and compassionate ways. Aubrey's warm, kind, and down-to-earth personality shines through the pages of this book, as she so gently and wisely accompanies you in your parenting journey. Her guidance is honest, practical, and reliable. In this book, Aubrey does not prescribe a one-size-fits-all approach, rather she makes room for you to choose an approach that best works for you. The book is one of a kind, and a must-read for anyone who is looking for effective guidance to navigate through toddlerhood."--Sid Mohandas, Doctoral Researcher, Middlesex University, London
"If you are contemplating buying this book...do so with confidence. Why this book? Toddler Discipline for Every Age and Stage is respectful, wise, and helpful. Aubrey Hargis not only understands and values toddlers and parents, but she also has empathy for them. Respect underpins this book and comes from her knowledge that each child, like each parent, has her own personality, strengths, and weaknesses. Help arrives with hundreds of tips, techniques, and cautions. The book is arranged by age and makes finding your issue and answer(s) easy. Should you choose to use this book's support, you will feel so much better about yourself and your parenting."--Madelyn Swift, author and founder of Childright