Nurture the Nature

Understanding and Supporting your Child's Unique Core Personality

Gurian, Michael

Book - 2007
Average Rating: 5 stars out of 5.
Nurture the Nature
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From Michael Gurian, the best-selling author of The Minds ofBoys and The Wonder of Girls , comes the next-step bookthat shows how any parent can tune into a child's unique corepersonality, hard wiring, temperament, and genetic predispositionin order to help that child flourish and thrive. Based on the most recent brain research, Nurture theNature features the Ten Tips for Nurturing the Nature of YourBaby, self-tests, checklists, and many other tools for you to helpyour kids get exactly the kind of support they need, from infantsto adolescents. While offering positive ideas for nurturing your child, Gurianalso shows how to avoid the stress, pressures, and excessivecompetition of what he identifies as social trends parenting. Mostparents know instinctively that their child is unique and hasspecial potential, weaknesses, and strengths. No child is a blankslate. Gurian calls on parents to turn away from one-size-fits-allapproaches and instead support the individual core nature of achild with effective and customized loving care.

Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Wiley, c2007
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 078798633X
9780787986339
Branch Call Number: 649.1 G979n 2007
Characteristics: xiv, 352 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm

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Gurian encourages parents to fine-tune their child rearing to the unique personalities of their children when making decisions about nurturing as well as discipline.


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