If you haven’t already heard about this book, here it is, a new how-to by brain development expert Daniel J. Siegel, which jumps head first into negating the dead-end cycle of crime and punishment.  Applicable for all ages.

“The pioneering experts behind The Whole-Brain Child—Tina Payne Bryson and Daniel J. Siegel, the author of Brainstorm—now explore the ultimate child-raising challenge: discipline. Highlighting the fascinating link between a child’s neurological development and the way a parent reacts to misbehavior, No-Drama Discipline provides an effective, compassionate road map for dealing with tantrums, tensions, and tears—without causing a scene.” NYTimes

Here’s a link:  No Drama Discipline:  The Whole Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind