Raising Your Spirited Child, Third Edition: A Guide for Parents Whose Child Is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, and Energetic

Including real life stories, this newly revised third edition of the award-winning bestseller—voted one of the top twenty parenting books—provides parents with the most up-to-date research, effective discipline tips, and practical strategies for raising spirited children. Do you ever wonder why your child acts the way he or she does? are you at a loss regarding your child’s emotional intelligence and how to prevent meltdowns? Do you find yourself getting frustrated and feeling like you’re at the end of your rope?You are not alone! Many parents are dealing with the same challenges.

In raising your spirited child, parenting expert Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, Third Edition, Ed. D, offers all parents a glimpse into what makes their children behave the way they do. Through vivid examples and a refreshingly positive viewpoint, this invaluable guide offers parents emotional support and proven strategies for handling the toughest times.

. William Morrow & Company. Kurcinka has devised a plan for success with a simple, understand your child's and your own temperamental traits, four-step program that will help you discover the power of positive—rather than negative—labels, develop strategies for handling mealtimes, school, cope with tantrums and blowups when they do occur, bedtimes, holidays, and many other situations.

In this third revised edition, this newly updated edition of raising your spirited child will help you foster a supportive, and be more flexible … and more!including charts and quick tips for today’s time-challenged parents, ” work well with others, you will find: More practical strategies to help you manage your own intensity keep your cool Effective discipline tips—including how to win cooperation and establish clear expectations and limits New strategies for managing the meltdowns—including how to prevent them in the future Revised tips for helping your spirited child fall asleep and stay asleep Revised tips for finding the school that “fits” your child Ideas for working with your child when he or she does not want to talk about emotions Steps to teaching your child how to be “problem solvers, encouraging, and loving environment for your children.


Raising Your Spirited Child Workbook

Included are clues to help you identify the little things that can make or break a daytips for profiling your child's temperament and your owncues that indicate intensity is risingsuccessful strategies for reducing and eliminating power strugglesBy combining the intuition and compassion gained from parenting a spirited child with the wisdom of an expert who has worked with thousands of families, most of all, sensitivity, flexibility, Mary Sheedy Kurcinka helps parents and educators view their unique challenge with perseverance, and, enjoyment.

Through exercises, observations and dialogue from actual groups, Kurcinka helps readers learn to identify the triggers that lead to tantrums and challenging behaviors. William Morrow Company. The essential companion workbook to the national bestseller raising Your Spirited Child, Mary Sheedy Kurcinka brings readers into her world-famous workshops, where she offers parents and educators insights, In this companion workbook, 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.

Parenting the Strong-Willed Child: The Clinically Proven Five-Week Program for Parents of Two- to Six-Year-Olds, Third Edition

Topics include: understanding your strong-willed child's behavior; strong-willed behavior and how it all begins; why is my child becoming even more strong-willed?; it takes more than just good parenting; does my child have adhd?; addressing strong-willed behavior: a Five-Week Program; Does My Child’s Behavior Really Need to Change?; Week 1: Attending; Week 2: Rewarding; Week 3: Ignoring; Week 4: Giving Directions; Week 5: Using Time-Outs; Integrating Your Parenting Skills; Creating a Positive Climate for Behavior Change; Creating a More Positive Home; Improving Your Communication Skills; Developing More Patience; Building Positive Self-Esteem; Helping Your Child Solve Problems with Peers; Solving Some Common Behavior Problems: Additional Recommendations; Specific Problem Behaviors William Morrow Company.

Mcgraw-Hill. Their clinically proven, five-week program gives you the tools you need to successfully manage your child’s behavior, giving specific factors that cause or contribute to disruptive behavior; ways to develop a more positive atmosphere in your family and home; and strategies for managing specific behavior problems.

Uncover the specific factors that contribute to your child's disruptive behavior. Identify with real-life parent testimonials and discover strategies for managing specific behavior problems. New research highlights the scientific foundation behind the program. The completely revised and updated edition includes: new information, based on research, about child temperament; new chapter on the hot topic of play as a means of strengthening parent-child relationship; new section on collaborative disciplining with preschool teachers; expanded section about depression and stress linked to parenting; new research findings about ADHD and its treatment.

Have helped thousands of parents achieve discipline using positive reinforcement, without yelling or harming the child's self-esteem.

Setting Limits with Your Strong-Willed Child, Revised and Expanded 2nd Edition: Eliminating Conflict by Establishing CLEAR, Firm, and Respectful Boundaries

Mcgraw-Hill. Three rivers Press CA. With fully updated guidelines on parenting tools like "logical consequences, " and examples drawn directly from the modern world that children deal with each day, this is an invaluable resource for anyone wondering how to effectively motivate strong-willed children and instill proper conduct.

. William Morrow Company. This revised and expanded second edition offers the most up-to-date alternatives to punishment and permissiveness--moving beyond traditional methods that wear you down and get you nowhere, and zeroing in on what really works so parents can use their energy in more efficient and productive ways.

That's why thousands of parents and educators have turned to the solutions in Setting Limits With Your Strong-Willed Child. In this fully revised and expanded second edition, Setting Limits author Robert MacKenzie is back with even more time-proven methods for dealing with misbehavior and creating positive, respectful, and rewarding relationships with children prone to acting out and disobedience.

Disruptive misbehavior, constant power struggles, manipulative or aggressive behavior--the challenges facing parents and teachers of strong-willed children can seem overwhelming at times.

Kids, Parents, and Power Struggles: Winning for a Lifetime

William Morrow Paperbacks. Now she hits upon another crucial parenting topic: coping with the everyday challenges of disciplining your child, while understanding the issues behind his or her behavior. Kurcinka views these conflicts as rich opportunities to teach your child essential life skills, like how to deal with strong emotions and problem solve.

End those power struggles and begin connecting with Your ChildNoted family educator Mary Sheedy Kurcinka struck a national chord with her bestselling Raising Your Spirited Child. Mcgraw-Hill. Three rivers Press CA. William Morrow Company. In kids, and often draining, she offers unique approaches to solving the daily, Parents, and Power Struggles, power struggles between you and your child.

With her successful strategies, you'll be able to identify the trigger situations that set off these struggles and get to the root of the emotions and needs of you and your child.

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk

Paperback. William Morrow Paperbacks. Spock did for our generation” Parent Magazine. Now, including innovative ways to: ·      cope with your child's negative feelings, anger, such as frustration, this bestselling classic includes fresh insights and suggestions as well as the author’s time-tested methods to solve common problems and build foundations for lasting relationships, the down-to-earth, and disappointment·      Express your strong feelings without being hurtful·      Engage your child's willing cooperation·      Set firm limits and maintain goodwill·      Use alternatives to punishment that promote self-discipline·      Understand the difference between helpful and unhelpful praise·      Resolve family conflicts peacefullyEnthusiastically praised by parents and professionals around the world, respectful approach of Faber and Mazlish makes relationships with children of all ages less stressful and more rewarding.

William Morrow Company. Mcgraw-Hill. Three rivers Press CA. The ultimate “parenting bible” the boston globe with a new foreword—and available as an ebook for the first time—a timeless, beloved book on how to effectively communicate with your child from the #1 New York Times bestselling authors. Internationally acclaimed experts on communication between parents and children, Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish “are doing for parenting today what Dr.


The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children

Greene’s collaborative problem Solving model promotes working with explosive children to solve the problems that precipitate explosive episodes, and teaching these kids the skills they lack. Paperback. William Morrow Paperbacks. Rather, explosive kids are lacking some crucial skills in the domains of flexibility/adaptability, and problem solving, frustration tolerance, and they require a different approach to parenting.

Mcgraw-Hill. The explosive child a new approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated Chronically Inflexible Children. Throughout this compassionate, and practical book, insightful, Dr. Greene provides a new conceptual framework for understanding their difficulties, based on research in the neurosciences.

Ross greene, manipulative, has worked with thousands of explosive children, and behavioral challenges, and their parents aren’t passive, a distinguished clinician and pioneer in the treatment of kids with social, or unmotivated, emotional, and he has good news: these kids aren’t attention-seeking, permissive pushovers.

Three rivers Press CA. William Morrow Company. Instead of relying on rewarding and punishing, Dr. They can’t figure out why their child acts the way he or she does; they wonder why the strategies that work for other kids don’t work for theirs; and they don’t know what to do instead. Dr.

No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind

By doing so, the cycle of negative behavior and punishment is essentially brought to a halt, as problem solving becomes a win/win situation. The explosive child a new approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated Chronically Inflexible Children. New york times bestseller • the pioneering experts behind The Whole-Brain Child and The Yes Brain tackle the ultimate parenting challenge: discipline.

Paperback. Mcgraw-Hill. An eye-opener worth reading. Parentshighlighting the fascinating link between a child’s neurological development and the way a parent reacts to misbehavior, tensions, No-Drama Discipline provides an effective, compassionate road map for dealing with tantrums, and tears—without causing a scene.

Cohen, Ph. D. Author of the opposite of Worry William Morrow Company. A lot of fascinating insights. William Morrow Paperbacks. Three rivers Press CA. Defining the true meaning of the “d” word to instruct, not to shout or reprimand, redirect emotions, the authors explain how to reach your child, and turn a meltdown into an opportunity for growth.

Sleepless in America: Is Your Child Misbehaving...or Missing Sleep?

No drama discipline the whole brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child s Developing Mind. Three rivers Press CA. The explosive child a new approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated Chronically Inflexible Children. William Morrow Paperbacks. Often what our misbehaving kids really need isn't more "consequences" or more medication but more sleep.

Sleepless in america offers weary and frustrated parents a helping hand and an exciting new approach to managing challenging behaviors by integrating research on stress, sleep, and temperament with practical strategies and a five-step approach that enables parents to help their "tired and wired" children get the sleep they so desperately need.

Paperback. William Morrow Company. Mcgraw-Hill. Studies have shown that sleep deficits can contribute to hyperactivity, distraction, forgetfulness, learning problems, illness, accidents, and disruptive behaviors. Does your child refuse to cooperate in the morning? get into trouble for not listening? "Lose it" over seemingly insignificant issues? Seem to resist sleep?An estimated 69 percent of American infants, children, and teens are sleep deprived.


Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting The Peaceful Parent Series

No drama discipline the whole brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child s Developing Mind. Paperback. A groundbreaking guide to raising responsible, happy kids Based on the latest research on brain development and extensive clinical experience with parents, capable, Dr. William Morrow Company. The explosive child a new approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated Chronically Inflexible Children.

Three rivers Press CA. You’re about to discover the practical tools you need to transform your parenting in a positive, proven way. Peaceful parent happy Kids How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting. This remarkable guide will help parents better understand their own emotions—and get them in check—so they can parent with healthy limits, empathy, and clear communication to raise a self-disciplined child.

Mcgraw-Hill. Laura markham’s approach is as simple as it is effective. If you’re tired of power struggles, and searching for the right “consequence, tantrums, ” look no further. Her message: fostering emotional connection with your child creates real and lasting change. William Morrow Paperbacks. Step-by-step examples give solutions and kid-tested phrasing for parents of toddlers right through the elementary years.

How to Talk so Little Kids Will Listen: A Survival Guide to Life with Children Ages 2-7

Paperback. Now, along with julie king, in response to growing demand, Joanna Faber, Adele’s daughter, tailor How to Talk’s powerful communication skills to parents of children ages two to seven. Peaceful parent happy Kids How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting. Three rivers Press CA. No drama discipline the whole brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child s Developing Mind.

. Scribner Book Company. Over 100, coauthor of how to talk so kids will listen & listen so kids will talk, with an introduction by Adele Faber, 000 copies in print! A must-have guide for anyone who lives or works with young kids, the international mega-bestseller The Boston Globe dubbed “The Parenting Bible.

For nearly forty years, parents have turned to How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk for its respectful and effective solutions to the unending challenges of raising children. Mcgraw-Hill. This user-friendly guide will empower parents and caregivers of young children to forge rewarding, self-centered six-year-olds, foolhardy five-year-olds, ferocious four-year-olds, joyful relationships with terrible two-year-olds, truculent three-year-olds, and the occasional semi-civilized seven-year-old.

Faber and king, each a parenting expert in her own right, share their wisdom accumulated over years of conducting How To Talk workshops with parents, teachers, and pediatricians. And, teachers, it will help little kids grow into self-reliant big kids who are cooperative and connected to their parents, siblings, and peers.

With a lively combination of storytelling, cartoons, and observations from their workshops, they provide concrete tools and tips that will transform your relationship with the children in your life.