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"Hands-on, caring advice to make your child gratifyingly, skillfully independent."
Learn to raise a self-disciplined child is confident, independent . . . and happy.
Raising a Self-Disciplined Child is the groundbreaking book parents have been waiting for--a remarkably positive approach to a style of discipline that builds children up-from the acclaimed authors of Raising Resilient Children. Filled with realistic, practical strategies and sample scenarios, it shows you how to teach your child, ages 6 through 16, the value of self-control, self-reliance, and self-assurance: the all-important skills that will last him a lifetime.
Praise for Raising Resilient Children
“Practical and clear in its suggestions, direct and supportive in its tone, Raising Resilient Children is the perfect book for parents searching for a caring method to help their children grow into healthy, loving, and mature adults.”
--William Pollack, Ph.D., author of Real Boys
“Brooks and Goldstein help mothers and fathers focus on their child's strengths, not on his or her weaknesses. The result is a happier, more resilient child.”
--Michael Thompson, Ph.D., author of Raising Cain
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing|
|Product dimensions:||6.20(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.95(d)|
About the Author
Robert Brooks, Ph.D., is a psychologist on the faculty at Harvard Medical School. He is an award-winning speaker, author, and educator who has also served as director of the department of psychology at McLean Hospital in Boston.
Sam Goldstein, Ph.D., is a psychologist on the faculties of the University of Utah Medical School and George Mason University. He is also in private practice at the Neurology, Learning and Behavior Center in Salt Lake City and is on staff at the University Neuropsychiatric Institute.
Drs. Brooks and Goldstein have coauthored ten books, including Raising Resilient Children, The Power of Resilience, and Nurturing Resilience in Our Children. Their documentary, Tough Times/Resilient Kids, was a winner at the Chicago Film Festival.
Table of Contents
Developing Self-Discipline in Our Children 1
The Mindset for Effective Discipline 17
Helping Your Child Take Control 53
Teaching Your Child to Solve Problems 83
Showing Your Child That He or She Is Competent 113
Teaching Your Child How to React to Mistakes 143
Helping Your Child Cope with Doubts and Disappointments 175
Responding Constructively When Life Seems Unfair 203
Encouraging Your Child to Make a Difference 237
The Lessons and Power of Self-Discipline 267
Recommended Reading 283