Raising Your Spirited Child, Third Edition by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka audiobook

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

By Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, EdD
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HarperCollins, HarperAudio 9780062403063
13.29 Hours Unabridged
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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, Third Edition, parenting expert Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, 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. Dr. Kurcinka has devised a plan for success with a simple, four-step program that will help you discover the power of positive—rather than negative—labels, understand your child's and your own temperamental traits, cope with tantrums and blowups when they do occur, develop strategies for handling mealtimes, bedtimes, holidays, school, and many other situations.  In this third revised edition, 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,” work well with others, and be more flexible … and more! Including charts and quick tips for today’s time-challenged parents, this newly updated edition of Raising Your Spirited Child will help you foster a supportive, encouraging, and loving environment for your children.

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Summary

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

In this third revised edition, 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,” work well with others, and be more flexible
  • … and more!

Including charts and quick tips for today’s time-challenged parents, this newly updated edition of Raising Your Spirited Child will help you foster a supportive, encouraging, and loving environment for your children.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Through excellent examples and easy-to-read text, this bookprovides parents with a pathway to understanding their child’s temperament.” James Cameron, PhD, executive director, the Preventive Ounce
“Kurcinka’s great asset is that she helps even the most frustrated parents appreciate their spirited children’s strengths…[She gives] parents the hands-on tools they need to ease the challenges of life with a spirited child…This book is wonderful.” Laura Markham, PhD, author of Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids
“All of my pediatric training could not prepare me for the wonderful, crazy, exhausting adventure of raising spirited twin boys. Mary’s book gave me the tools not only to help my family survive but also to thrive! Raising Your Spirited Child should be essential reading for every pediatrician.” Jill Simons, MD, FAAP Diplomate, American Board of Pediatrics member

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Author Bio: Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

Author Bio: Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, MA, has more than twenty years’ experience as a pioneer and award-winning educator in Minnesota’s Early Childhood Family Education Program, and she is the founder of the Spirited Child workshops. A licensed teacher and parent educator, she is also the bestselling author of Sleepless in America and Kids, Parents, and Power Struggles. She lives with her family in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction/Family & Relationships
Runtime: 13.29
Audience: Adult
Language: English