Nurturing Resilience in Our Children: Answers to the Most Important Parenting Questions / Edition 1

Nurturing Resilience in Our Children: Answers to the Most Important Parenting Questions / Edition 1

by Dr. Robert Brooks, Sam Goldstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0658021109

ISBN-13: 9780658021107

Pub. Date: 09/28/2002

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

TOP CHILD PSYCHOLOGISTS OFFER EXPERT INSIGHT AND PRACTICAL ADVICE FOR RAISING STRONG KIDS IN TODAY'S COMPLICATED WORLD

In their critically acclaimed parenting bestseller, Raising Resilient Children, Drs. Robert Brooks and Sam Goldstein introduced readers to their breakthrough parenting model for raising resilient, emotionally healthy

Overview

TOP CHILD PSYCHOLOGISTS OFFER EXPERT INSIGHT AND PRACTICAL ADVICE FOR RAISING STRONG KIDS IN TODAY'S COMPLICATED WORLD

In their critically acclaimed parenting bestseller, Raising Resilient Children, Drs. Robert Brooks and Sam Goldstein introduced readers to their breakthrough parenting model for raising resilient, emotionally healthy children capable of confronting life's challenges and bouncing back from setbacks.

In this important Q&A follow-up book, Brooks and Goldstein elaborate and expand upon their theory of resilience by supplying reasonable, jargon-free answers to dozens of questions typically asked by the thousands of parents they've encountered through their workshops, seminars, and lectures.

They discuss such important topics as:

  • Helping children feel special and appreciated
  • Teaching children how to solve problems and make decisions
  • Encouraging self-discipline, self-control, and interpersonal skills

Fostering Resilience in Our Children shows parents how to help their children develop key competencies and character traits.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780658021107
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/28/2002
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Quick Solution Finderix
Prefacexiii
1The Dreams and Wishes of Parents: Weaving the Threads of Resilience1
2Teaching and Conveying Empathy: Through the Eyes of Others19
3Communicating Effectively: To Listen, to Learn, to Influence41
4Changing the Words of Parenting: Rewriting Negative Scripts67
5Parental Love: When Children Feel Special and Appreciated89
6Words of Acceptance: Stories to Help Children Learn to Set Realistic Expectations and Goals115
7Nurturing Islands of Competence: The Experience of Joy and Success143
8Mistakes Are Experiences from Which to Learn161
9Responsibility, Compassion, and a Social Conscience: Giving of One's Self185
10Teaching Our Children to Make Decisions and Solve Problems201
11Self-Discipline and Self-Worth: The Keys to Success217
12The Alliance Between Parents and Schools241
13Todd's Story: The Process of Resilience261
Recommended Reading289
Index291

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