There are a few sources I've used personally to cultivate a disciplinary plan for our children. Here is one that I found to be easy and effective when used consistently. I have heard many positive responses from other parents as well. As a matter of fact, it was recommended to my own parents by a psychologist who was working with them when they adopted a troubled child a few years ago. 1-2-3 Magic is so simplistic in it's nature, that you'll be tempted to disbelieve it could ever work....but I think that you'd be surprised. Whether you feel like this is your "style" or not, some of the underlying premises - such as a commitment to consistency - would be beneficial for any parent looking to communicate successfully with their children. We've all heard parents counting aloud to their children....and getting nowhere. Well, here is how to do it right and get results!