Raising Your Spirited Child Third Edition

Raising Your Spirited Child  Third Edition
Author : Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
Publisher : William Morrow Paperbacks
Total Pages : 528
Release : 2015-09-08
ISBN 10 : 0062403060
ISBN 13 : 9780062403063
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Raising Your Spirited Child Third Edition Book Description:

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.

Raising Your Spirited Child Workbook

Raising Your Spirited Child Workbook
Author : Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
Publisher : Harper Collins
Total Pages : 320
Release : 1998-03-04
ISBN 10 : 9780060952402
ISBN 13 : 0060952407
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Raising Your Spirited Child Workbook Book Description:

The Essential Companion Workbook To The National Bestseller Raising Your Spirited Child, In this companion workbook, Mary Sheedy Kurcinka brings readers into her world-famous workshops, where she offers parents and educators insights, emotional support and proven strategies for dealing with spirited children. The key word that distinguishes spirited children from other children is "more" -- more intense, more persistent, more sensitive and more uncomfortable with change. Through exercises, observations and dialogue from actual groups, Kurcinka helps readers learn to identify the triggers that lead to tantrums and challenging behaviors. Included are clues to help you identify the little things that can make or break a day tips for profiling your child's temperament and your own cues that indicate intensity is rising successful strategies for reducing and eliminating power struggles By combining the intuition and compassion gained from parenting a spirited child with the wisdom of an expert who has worked with thousands of families, Mary Sheedy Kurcinka helps parents and educators view their unique challenge with perseverance, flexibility, sensitivity, and, most of all, enjoyment.

Raising Your Spirited Child Rev Ed

Raising Your Spirited Child Rev Ed
Author : Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
Publisher : Harper Collins
Total Pages : 496
Release : 2009-02-24
ISBN 10 : 006186093X
ISBN 13 : 9780061860935
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Raising Your Spirited Child Rev Ed Book Description:

Newly revised, featuring the most up-to-date research, effective strategies, and real-life stories The spirited child—often called "difficult" or "strong-willed"—possesses traits we value in adults yet find challenging in children. Research shows that spirited kids are wired to be "more"—by temperament, they are more intense, sensitive, perceptive, persistent, and uncomfortable with change than the average child. In this revised edition of the award-winning classic, voted one of the top twenty books for parents, Kurcinka provides vivid examples and a refreshingly positive viewpoint. Raising Your Spirited Child will help you: understand your child's­—and your own—temperamental traits discover the power of positive—rather than negative—labels cope with the tantrums and power struggles when they do occur plan for success with a simple four-step program develop strategies for handling mealtimes, sibling rivalry, bedtimes, holidays, and school, among other situations

Raising Your Spirited Child

Raising Your Spirited Child
Author : Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
Publisher : Harper Collins
Total Pages : 320
Release : 2009-03-17
ISBN 10 : 9780061750748
ISBN 13 : 0061750743
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Raising Your Spirited Child Book Description:

The spirited child—often called "difficult" or "strong-willed"—can easily overwhelm parents, leaving them feeling frustrated and inadequate.Spirited kids are, in fact, simply "more"—by temperament, they are more intense, sensitive, perceptive, persistent, and uncomfortable with change than the average child.Through vivid examples and a refreshingly positive viewpoint, Mary Sheedy Kurcinka offers parents emotional support and proven strategies for handling their spirited child. Raising Your Spirited Child will help you: Understand your child's—and your own—temperamental traits Plan for success with a simple four-step program Discover the power of positive—rather than negative—labels Cope with tantrums and blowups when they do occur Develop strategies for handling mealtimes, bedtimes, holidays, school and many other situations Filled with personal insight and authorative advice, Raising Your Spirited Child can help make parenting the joy it should be, rather than the trial it can be.

Raising Your Spirited Baby

Raising Your Spirited Baby
Author : Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
Publisher : HarperCollins
Total Pages : 352
Release : 2020-12-29
ISBN 10 : 9780062961556
ISBN 13 : 0062961551
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Raising Your Spirited Baby Book Description:

“Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, Ed.D., brings her expertise in raising spirited children to help you understand and soothe your spirited baby. Her research-based, parent-tested strategies will help your baby sleep better and develop a calmer, more resilient brain and nervous system.” —Dr. Laura Markham, founder of AhaParenting.com, and author of Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids From the beloved bestselling author whose award-winning parenting books have sold over 1 million copies—an indispensable guide to the unique needs of Spirited Infants™. Does your baby bursts into tears when another baby in the same situation sleeps soundly? Do the strategies your friends swear by not work with your baby? Do the upsets and shrieking come out of seemingly nowhere and take forever to subside? Moms and dads who answer “yes,” are the parents of a spirited infant. Spirited infants are the outliers—the exceptions to the “rules.” They are genetically wired to be alert and intense. Raising them takes special skills and patient perseverance. In this groundbreaking new book, beloved parenting expert Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, Ed.D., offers her findings in the fields of neuroscience, sleep, temperament, self-regulation, attachment, and parent-child interactions, and shares what she has learned from hands-on experiences with families to bring this much-needed perspective to the parenting of babies under eighteen months of age, including: A plan for success with the 5-step Spirited Baby™ Methodology How to master the “NUDGE” approach to help your baby thrive Parental Permissions – practical advice for parents to help them make sure their needs are met Resources to ensure the whole family unit finds balance and happiness Raising Your Spirited Baby is a shame-free, guilt-free how-to handbook that will be embraced by parents—and everyone who supports them—as a simple, trusted companion.

Raising Your Spirited Child

Raising Your Spirited Child
Author : Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
Publisher :
Total Pages : 302
Release : 1992
ISBN 10 : OCLC:1151091082
ISBN 13 :
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Raising Your Spirited Child Book Description:

Offers insight and provides tips for handling difficult and "spirited" children, who place greater than average demands on parents.

Kids Parents and Power Struggles

Kids  Parents  and Power Struggles
Author : Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
Publisher : Harper Collins
Total Pages : 336
Release : 2009-10-13
ISBN 10 : 9780061874703
ISBN 13 : 0061874701
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Kids Parents and Power Struggles Book Description:

From the author of Raising Your Spirited Child, the award-winning bestseller that has helped millions, a pioneering, research-based guide to help parents end power struggles and begin connecting with their child. Does bedtime mean struggle time, with your child negotiating for "just another ten minutes" every single night? Do most school mornings end with your child in tears? Does your child ignore your repeated requests to get up and do their chores and homework? Every family experiences power struggles, but these daily tugs of war are not inevitable. Beloved parenting expert Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, Ed.D. addresses the everyday challenges of disciplining children, while understanding the issues behind their behavior. In Kids, Parents, and Power Struggles, Dr. Mary offers unique approaches to solving the daily, and often draining, power struggles between you and your children. She views these conflicts as rich opportunities to teach your children essential life skills such as how to calm themselves, to be assertive rather than aggressive, to solve problems, and to work cooperatively with you and others. In this book, you will find successful strategies for: · Understanding emotions · Managing intensity · Identifying triggers With Dr. Mary’s effective guidance, you'll be able to identify the trigger situations that set off the struggles and get to the root of the emotions and needs of you and your child.

Raising Your Gifted Child 101 Parenting Your Strong Willed Child Basics

Raising Your Gifted Child 101  Parenting Your Strong Willed Child Basics
Author : Cathy Wilson
Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
Total Pages :
Release : 2014-10-13
ISBN 10 : 9781312160644
ISBN 13 : 1312160640
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Raising Your Gifted Child 101 Parenting Your Strong Willed Child Basics Book Description:

Raising Your Gifted Child 101: Parenting Your Strong Willed Child Basics by expert childcare giver Cathy Wilson, offers practical introductory healthy take action information, on learning effective common sense strategies to overcome the parenting challenges that surface with a special, exceptional, or gifted child. Raising a spirited child, often displays character traits and behavioural pattern that make them more... *Temperamental *Hyper-Sensitive *Determined *Persistent *Energetic *Challenging *Argumentative *Stubborn Than you might expect. Key concepts explained with realistic solutions include... *Skipping past negative *Focusing on positive *Minimizing conflict *Understanding temperament *Setting your child up for success *Recognizing how your child learns *Tips strengthening communication *Science behind the behaviour *Strategies to teach control *Tactics to manage meltdowns Let's get started!

Raising Your Spirited Child 101

Raising Your Spirited Child 101
Author : Cathy Wilson
Publisher :
Total Pages : 64
Release : 2013-09-14
ISBN 10 : 1492731323
ISBN 13 : 9781492731320
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Raising Your Spirited Child 101 Book Description:

Raising Your Spirited Child 101: Parenting Your Strong Willed Child Basics by expert childcare giver Cathy Wilson provides introductory healthy and action oriented information on learning effective common sense strategies to help overcome the parenting challenges that arise with an exceptional or challenging child.Strong willed children often display behavioral patterns and character traits that make them more TemperamentalSensitivePersistentChallengingDeterminedArgumentativethan what you might expect.Key concepts discussed with practical solutions iinclude . . .* Skipping past the negative* Understanding temperament* Focusing on the positive* Tips that improve communication* Recognizing how your child learns* Setting your child up or success* The science behind the behaviorRaising Your Spirited Child helps alleviate frustrations that come hand in hand with inflexible and "differently" wired children. Helping you to gain perspective and insight on who your child is and how to adjust your parenting skills to better suit.With an open mind and willingness to learn for your strong willed child, you are choosing to set your child up for success and Wilson happily leads the way!

Raising Your Spirited Child

Raising Your Spirited Child
Author : Eric Chambley
Publisher : Independently Published
Total Pages : 182
Release : 2021-06-04
ISBN 10 : 9798514882113
ISBN 13 :
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Raising Your Spirited Child Book Description:

Perfect for expecting parents who want to prepare themselves for the challenging toddler years (which starts around eight months of age), this essential guide, a national bestseller by a respected pediatrician and child development expert, not only helps reduce tantrums but makes happy kids even happier by boosting patience, cooperation, and self-confidence. The author urges parents to commit fully to the task and nurture their child's gifts and abilities. He identifies specific stages children go through on their journey to adulthood, as well as adjustments moms and dads must make along the way. This book offers sage advice on how to make your children's growing up years the best time of all your lives.