From early childhood to adolescence, common misbehaviors emerge as a primary concern of both parents and educators. In Discipline Without Tears, Dr. Rudolf Dreikurs provides a clear, constructive outline of his proven strategies for dealing with a wide range of childhood misbehaviors. Believing that children are social beings who want to belong, Dreikurs stresses encouragement, cooperation, and firm control in a democratic alliance of parents, teachers, and children. This sound and sensible guide offers surefire techniques and time-tested advice, especially designed for those who need to deal with large groups of children or with children in a classroom setting. Full of concrete examples and written in a warm, understanding tone, Discipline Without Tears enables parents and teachers to help children change for the better.