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Taming the Spirited Child Strategies for Parenting Challenging Children Without Breaking Their Spirits

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ISBN-10: 0743286898

ISBN-13: 9780743286893

Edition: 2007

Authors: Michael H. Popkin, Michael H. Popkin

List price: $15.99
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Do you dread parent-teacher conferences? Does your child really know how to push your hot button? Has your child been labeled "defiant" or "rebellious"? Here are proven strategies that have helped millions to tame -- not break -- a spirited child. Parents are often faced with scary labels for their children, such as attention deficit disorder, learning disabilities, bipolar disorder, or hyperactivity. In this uniquely prescriptive guide, leading parenting expert Dr. Michael Popkin shows parents how to think differently about so-called problem children. The effective strategies within this guide will quiet the difficulties spirited children have at home and school while exposing…    
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 3/6/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

MICHAEL POPKIN, Ph.D., is the founder and president of Active Parenting Publishers, helping millions of parents to develop cooperation, responsibility, and courage in their children. Dr. Popkin lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with his family. To find out more please visit his website atwww.activeparenting.com.

Introduction
Do You Have A Spirited Child?
The Spirit of the Child
Taming Versus Breaking
The Tamer as Friend
The Dynamics Of Power
Discipline: Showdown At the ok Corral
Advanced Discipline: Heading Them Off at the Pass
Flac: The Ultimate Discipline Tool
A Lump of Sugar Called Encouragement
Anger, Tantrums, and the Rustling Of Reason
""Palms Up,"" Pardner
Using Outside Resources: Calling in the Cavalry
Beyond Taming: Free the Horses
Meanwhile, Back at the Corral: Your Taming Plan in Action
Conclusion