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Title Raising your spirited child : a guide for parents whose child is more intense, sensitive, perceptive, persistent, and energetic / Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, Ed.D.
Author Kurcinka, Mary Sheedy, 1953-
Publication New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint ofHarper Collins Publishers, 2015.
Edition Third Edition.
Description xvii, 508 pages ; 21 cm
Call # 649.1 K
Note 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. Extrover or introvert: finding the energy to cope ; Intensity: diffusing your child's strong emotions begins with you ; Intensity: teaching your child self-regulation skills ; Meltdowns: what to do when everything falls apart ; Persistence: choosing your battles, when to say yes ; Persistence: choosing your battles, saying no ; Sensitivity: understanding how they feel ; Distractible or perceptive: helping them hear our directions ; Adaptability: making transitions easier ; Regularity, energy, first reactoin, and mood: understanding the "bonus" traits -- Living with spirit. Planning for success: predicting and preventing the trouble spots ; Bedtime and night waking ; Mealtime ; Getting dressed -- Socializing with spirit. Getting along with other kids ; Holiday and vacation hot spots ; Success in school -- Enjoying spirit. Epilogue: the rose in my garden.
Summary 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.
Subject Child rearing.
Parent and child.
Aggressiveness in children.
Personality in children.
Aggressiveness in children. (OCoLC)fst00800278
Child rearing. (OCoLC)fst00854588
Parent and child. (OCoLC)fst01053308
Personality in children. (OCoLC)fst01058756
ISBN 9780062403063 (trade pbk.) :
0062403060 (trade pbk.) :

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