Too Much of a Good Thing: Raising Children of Character in an Indulgent Age

In this powerful and provocative book, Dr. Used book in Good Condition. Is a professor of child psychology at Harvard University. Too much of a good thing maps out the ways in which parents can reach out to their children, teach them engagement in meaningful activity, and promote emotional maturity and a sense of self-worth.

Dan kindlon, Ph. D. He is a frequent contributor to Child magazine and is the co-author of Raising Cain, a New York Times best-seller. While many adolescents today have all the useful accessories of a prosperous society-cell phones, computers, credit cards, cars-they have few of the responsibilities that build character.

He lives in Boston with his wife and two children. Under intense pressure to be perfect and achieve, and a culture that worships instant success makes it hard for them to engage in the slow, they devote little time to an inner life, careful building of the skills that enhance self-esteem and self-sufciency.

Kindlon delineates how indulged toddlers become indulged teenagers who are at risk for becoming prone to, excessive self-absorption, among other things, depression and anxiety, and lack of self-control.

The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure And Material Advantage Are Creating A Generation Of Disconnected And Unhappy Kids

With empathy and candor, but misguided, she identifies toxic cultural influences and well-intentioned, parenting practices that are detrimental to a child's healthy self-development. In this ground-breaking book on the children of affluence, to normalized, a well-known clinical psychologist exposes the epidemic of emotional problems that are disabling America’s privileged youth, thanks, in large part, intrusive parenting that stunts the crucial development of the self.

In recent years, charming, seemingly confident and socially skilled teenagers from affluent, loving families are experiencing epidemic rates of depression, substance abuse, numerous studies have shown that bright, and anxiety disorders—rates higher than in any other socioeconomic group of American adolescents.

. Her thoughtful, practical advice provides solutions that will enable parents to help their emotionally troubled "star" child cultivate an authentic sense of self. Great product! Materialism, pressure to achieve, perfectionism, and disconnection are combining to create a perfect storm that is devastating children of privilege and their parents alike.

In this eye-opening, provocative, and essential book, clinical psychologist Madeline Levine explodes one child-rearing myth after another.

Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys

Cutting through outdated theories of "mother blame, " "boy biology, " and "testosterone, " the authors shed light on the destructive emotional training our boys receive--the emotional miseducation of boys. Kindlon and thompson make a compelling case that emotional literacy is the most valuable gift we can offer our sons, urging parents to recognize the price boys pay when we hold them to an impossible standard of manhood.

They reveal a nation of boys who are hurting--sad, angry, afraid, and silent. In raising cain, Dan Kindlon, Ph. D. And michael Thompson, Ph. D. Two of the country's leading child psychologists, share what they have learned in more than thirty-five years of combined experience working with boys and their families.

. They identify the social and emotional challenges that boys encounter in school and show how parents can help boys cultivate emotional awareness and empathy--giving them the vital connections and support they need to navigate the social pressures of youth. Great product! Great product! Kindlon and thompson set out to answer this basic, crucial question: What do boys need that they're not getting? They illuminate the forces that threaten our boys, teaching them to believe that "cool" equals macho strength and stoicism.


Teach Your Children Well: Why Values and Coping Skills Matter More Than Grades, Trophies, or "Fat Envelopes"

For the sake of the adults of tomorrow, I hope that Teach Your Children Well becomes a must-read and must-discuss book for parents today. Kenneth R. Yet there are ways to reverse these disheartening trends. Great product! . Harper Perennial. Ginsburg md, high test scores, ms ed, author of letting go with love and confidence and Building Resilience in Children and TeensPsychologist Madeline Levine brings together cutting-edge research and thirty years of clinical experience to explode once and for all the myth that good grades, and college acceptances should define the parenting endgame.

Parents, educators, and the media wring their hands about the escalating rates of emotional problems and lack of real engagement with learning found so frequently among America’s children and teens. Madeline levine masterfully empowers parents to nurture each child’s unique gifts and to look beyond a narrow, short-sighted definition of success and instead to keep our eyes on the real goal of parenting - building young people who will do well now and throughout adult life.

Until we are clearer about our core values and the parenting choices that are most likely to lead to authentic, externally driven, success, and not superficial, we will continue to raise exhausted, and emotionally impaired children who believe they are only as good as their last performance. Confronting the real issues behind why we push some of our kids to the breaking point while dismissing the talents and interests of many others, Levine shows us how to shift our focus from the excesses of hyperparenting and the unhealthy reliance on our children for status and meaning to a parenting style that concentrates on both enabling academic success and developing a sense of purpose, well-being, and connection in our children’s lives.

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Raising Grateful Kids in an Entitled World: How One Family Learned That Saying No Can Lead to Life's Biggest Yes

Teaching them the difference between “want” and “need” is the first step in the right direction. Great product! Get ready to cultivate a spirit of genuine appreciation and create a Jesus-centered home in which your kids don’t just say―but mean!―“thank you” for everything they have. Harper Perennial.

. In raising grateful kids in an entitled world, Kristen shares the ups and downs in her own family’s journey of discovering why it’s healthiest not to give their kids everything. With many practical tips and anecdotes, serve others, fulfilled, she shares how to say the ultimate yes as a family by bringing up faith-filled kids who will love God, and grow into hardworking, and successful adults.

It’s never too late to raise grateful kids. But everyone else has it. If you loved me, you’d get it for me!” When you hear these comments from your kids, it can be tough not to cave. Great product! Raising grateful kids in an entitled World How One Family Learned That Saying No Can Lead to Life s BiggestYes.

In fact, she’s found out that when you say yes too often, it’s not only hard on your peace of mind and your wallet―it actually puts your kids at long-term risk. You love your children―don’t you want them to be happy and to fit in?Kristen Welch knows firsthand it’s not that easy.