ABC (Antecedent, Behavior, Consequence) formula, of behavior management. See also Antecedents, of behavior; Behavior; Consequences, of behavior

definition of, 12

examples of, 14–15, 17

of lying, 140–142

of mealtime behavior, 111–112

of swearing, 146–148

of tantrums, 65

Absolutes, prioritizing of, 35–36, 136

Achievement as goal, 24

peer pressure-related, 161


advocacy-related, 197–198

effect on children’s behavior, 20

effect on homework, 96–97

effect on parents’ behavior, 21

for restaurants, 116

as Time-In, 32–33

ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder), misdiagnosis of, 121


negative peer influences on, 163–164

sleep requirements of, 121

Advocacy activities, 197–198

Anger, as tantrum cause, 59–60, 61–62,

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