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Raising Your Spirited Child

A Guide For Parents Whose Child Is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, Energetic

By Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, 1953-

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

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Publish Date

2006

ISBN

0060739665


Format: Book
Author: Kurcinka, Mary Sheedy, 1953-
Summary: Offers insight and provides tips for handling difficult and "spirited" children, who place greater than average demands on parents.
Title: Raising your spirited child : a guide for parents whose child is more intense, sensitive, perceptive, persistent, energetic / Mary Sheedy Kurcinka.
Publisher Date: New York : William Morrow, 2006.
Subject: Child rearing Parent and child Aggressiveness in children Personality in children
Isbn: 0060739665 9780060739669
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 4
System Items Total: 7
Call Number: 649.1 Kur
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Format: Book
Author: Kurcinka, Mary Sheedy, 1953-
Summary: Offers insight and provides tips for handling difficult and "spirited" children, who place greater than average demands on parents.
Title: Raising your spirited child : a guide for parents whose child is more intense, sensitive, perceptive, persistent, energetic / Mary Sheedy Kurcinka.
Edition: Rev. ed., 1st Harper pbk. [ed.].
Publisher, Date: New York : William Morrow, 2006.
Description: x, 480 p. ; 21 cm.
Subjects: Child rearing
Subjects: Parent and child
Subjects: Aggressiveness in children
Subjects: Personality in children
Notes: Includes index.
LCCN: 2006040645
ISBN: 0060739665
ISBN: 9780060739669
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 4
Total Copies: 7
Call Number: 649.1 Kur