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Pressured Parents, Stressed-Out Kids Dealing with Competition While Raising a Successful Child

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ISBN-10: 1591025664

ISBN-13: 9781591025665

Edition: 2008

Authors: Wendy S. Grolnick, Kathy Seal

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Leading child researcher Wendy Grolnick and educational and parenting journalist Kathy Seal offer this illuminating and accessible guide to channeling competitive anxiety into positive parenting.
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Prometheus Books, Publishers
Publication date: 1/31/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 290
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Kathy Seal has written for publications including "The New York Times", "Family Circle", & "Parents" as well as for educators' magazines. She lives in Santa Monica, California.

Authors' Note
Wendy's Preface
Kathy's Preface
Wendy's Acknowledgments
Kathy's Acknowledgments
Parent Panic: It Takes You by Surprise
Why Now? "Our Kids Are Competing All the Time"
It's an Animal Thing: When Our Hardwiring Goes Haywire
The Big Takeover: How Our Feelings Pull Us to Push
Beyond the Carrot and the Stick: Fanning the Flames of Your Child's Inner Passion
R[subscript x] for Intrinsic Motivation: Encouraging Your Child's Autonomy
The How-to of Autonomy
Stand by Me: Maximizing Your Involvement
"What Do You Expect?" Channeling Anxiety into Rules, Guidelines, and Information
Calming Down: "That All Sounds Very Nice, But How Can I Use These Techniques When I'm Feeling So Anxious?"
Endnotes
Bibliography
Index