Raising Your Spirited Child, Third Edition

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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

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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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Anonymous says:

Game Changer I have 2 beautiful, spirited Irish twin boys (ages 5 & 6) that are at constant odds and competition with each other. When one is high the other is low and vis versa. Not only that but they both carry extrovert personalities where I am an introvert. My communication as a single mom was severely broken and I was loosing confidence that I could handle them. Not only that but with 50/50 custody it was difficult to establish routine bc no sooner would it be established then they would return to…

Anonymous says:

It got better!!! We love interacting with our little guy now! This book has been SO WONDERFUL!!!!!!! I have the second edition from a year ago and it has tons of markings in it. So far, I haven’t compared the two editions to see how different they are.I’m so grateful for the tools and mindset that this book gave me. I felt punished every day for over a year. “Why did I have to get this child? I don’t want this one. Take him back, please!” I also had terrible postpartum depression at the time, which made everything worse than it…

Anonymous says:

A Must-Read for Parents with Spirited Children If you have noticed that your child is a little different than others, or your parenting aligns with your peers but your results are different, this book can change a lot for you! I felt like I was struggling nearly every day not only with understanding my child, but with discipline and management. I felt like the tools I came with as a parent were deficient… this book helped me make the shift to the type of parenting a Spirited Child needs. I especially love the positive language the book…

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