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Raising your Spirited Child

A Guide for Parents Whose Child Is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, Energetic
Kurcinka, Mary Sheedy (Book - 2006 )
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Presents guidance and exercises for parents of "spirited" children on such topics as dealing with tantrums and power struggles, helping a child focus and adapt to change, and recognizing cues when trouble is brewing.
Authors: Kurcinka, Mary Sheedy, 1953-
Title: Raising your spirited child
a guide for parents whose child is more intense, sensitive, perceptive, persistent, energetic
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c2006
Edition: Rev. ed
Characteristics: x, 480 p. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
Notes: Includes index
Contents: Understanding spirit
Who is the spirited child?
A different point of view : building on the strengths
What makes kids spirited? : why they do what they do
Matches and mismatches : parents and kids fitting together
Working with spirit
Extrovert or introvert : finding the energy to cope
Intensity : diffusing your child's strong reactions
Intensity : keeping your cool
Persistence : choosing your battles
Sensitivity : understanding how they feel
Distractible or perceptive : helping them hear our directions
Adaptability : making transitions easier
Regularity, energy, first reaction, and mood : understanding the "bonus" traits
Tantrums : spotting the triggers
Living with spirit
Planning for success : predicting and preventing the trouble spots
Bedtime and night walking
Mealtime
Getting dressed
Socializing with spirit
Getting along with other kids
Holiday and vacation hot spots
Success in school
Enjoying the spirit
Epilogue : the rose in my garden
Summary: Presents guidance and exercises for parents of "spirited" children on such topics as dealing with tantrums and power struggles, helping a child focus and adapt to change, and recognizing cues when trouble is brewing.
ISBN: 0060739665
9780060739669
Branch Call Number: 649.1 K95r 2006
Subject Headings: Child rearing Parent and child Aggressiveness in children Personality in children
Topical Term: Child rearing
Parent and child
Aggressiveness in children
Personality in children
LCCN: 2006040645
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