Taming the Spirited Child

Taming the Spirited Child : Strategies for Parenting Challenging Children Without Breaking Their Spirits

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Do you dread parent-teacher conferences? Does your child really know how to push your hot button? Has your child been labeled defiant or rebellious ? Here are proven strategies that have helped millions to tame not break a spirited child. Parents are often faced with scary labels for their children, such as attention deficit disorder, learning disabilities, bipolar disorder, or hyperactivity. In this uniquely prescriptive guide, leading parenting expert Dr. Michael Popkin shows parents how to think differently about so-called problem children. The effective strategies within this guide will quiet the difficulties spirited children have at home and school while exposing the unique, special gifts they possess. Develop a relationship with your spirited child by: -Building relationship skills -Disciplining with encouragement -Balancing the power dynamic -Curbing tantrums effectively With step-by-step methods for every type of misbehavior and every child's unique personality, this comprehensive guide will help parents cultivate their child's spark, not extinguish it and reach beyond depressing labels for their beloved children."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 17.78mm | 294.83g
  • United States
  • English
  • 0743286898
  • 9780743286893
  • 100,181

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"I adore the real strategies and know parents will be so grateful for the positive spin on 'spirit.' This is one of the best parenting books for raising challenging children." -- Michele Borba, Ed.D., author of "No More Misbehavin'"show more