Raising your Spirited Child

Raising your Spirited Child

A Guide for Parents Whose Child Is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, and Energetic

eBook - 2015
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The spirited child-often called "difficult" or "strong willed"-possesses traits we value in adults yet find challenging in children. Research shows that spirited children are wired to be "more"; by temperament, they are more intense, sensitive, perceptive, persistent, and more uncomfortable with change than the average child. In this newly revised third edition of the award-winning classic, Dr. Mary Sheedy Kurcinka provides vivid examples of real-life challenges and a refreshingly positive viewpoint. Within these pages you will find: -New strategies for managing intensity levels-not just the spirited child's, but yours too -A simple, four-step program for peaceful bedtimes, mealtimes, holidays, and many other commonly challenging situations -A focus on your child's strengths -Steps for teaching your child how to be a problem solver and how to work with others -Updated guidance on establishing clear limits -And more! Charts and quick tips make this newly updated edition an indispensable guide for fostering a supportive, encouraging, and loving environment for children.
Publisher: [United States] : Harper Collins Publishers, 2015
ISBN: 9780062403070
0062403079
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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AngelaBouzetos
Feb 26, 2014

This is the most fantastic book I have ever read. If you have a child that is MORE (more sensitive, more intense, more... anything) than read this book. It has changed our family completely. My oldest is Spirited and I had no idea how to help him and us with his issues. This gave us the tools. Even if you don't have a Spirited child it helps. Certainly eye opening....and life changing. My son is happy....finally.

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