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Sparks—when illuminated and nurtured—give young people joy, energy, and direction. They have the power to change a young person’s life from one of “surviving” to “thriving.” Grounded in new research with thousands of teenagers and parents, Sparks offers a step-by-step approach to helping teenagers discover their unique gifts, and works for
Sparks

Sparks—when illuminated and nurtured—give young people joy, energy, and direction. They have the power to change a young person’s life from one of “surviving” to “thriving.” Grounded in new research with thousands of teenagers and parents, Sparks offers a step-by-step approach to helping teenagers discover their unique gifts, and works for

When we sat down to write the first edition of this book, we were excited to share the results of laboratory research into relationships but we knew we'd face some skepticism. Could scientific study of something as intangible, idiosyncratic, and personal as marriage relations deliver useful advice to couples in the
The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work

When we sat down to write the first edition of this book, we were excited to share the results of laboratory research into relationships but we knew we'd face some skepticism. Could scientific study of something as intangible, idiosyncratic, and personal as marriage relations deliver useful advice to couples in the

By many standards, the world is a much better today than it was forty years ago. Still, in the past, we could assume that children growing up, if they survived physically, would be equipped with the capabilities to act in their own behalf and pursue opportunities as adults. Today, when the
Raising Self-Reliant Children in a Self-Indulgent World

By many standards, the world is a much better today than it was forty years ago. Still, in the past, we could assume that children growing up, if they survived physically, would be equipped with the capabilities to act in their own behalf and pursue opportunities as adults. Today, when the

It seems everyone has a different method for dealing with the madness. Attachment parenting, free-range parenting, mindful parenting—who is to say one is more right or better for one’s child than another? How do you choose? The truth is that whatever drumbeat you march to, all parents would agree that we
The Happy Kid Handbook

It seems everyone has a different method for dealing with the madness. Attachment parenting, free-range parenting, mindful parenting—who is to say one is more right or better for one’s child than another? How do you choose? The truth is that whatever drumbeat you march to, all parents would agree that we

The Opposite of Spoiled is all about how, when and why to talk to kids about money, whether they are 3 years old or teenagers. Written in a warm, accessible voice, grounded in real-world experience and stories from families with a range of incomes, The Opposite of Spoiled is both a
The Opposite of Spoiled

The Opposite of Spoiled is all about how, when and why to talk to kids about money, whether they are 3 years old or teenagers. Written in a warm, accessible voice, grounded in real-world experience and stories from families with a range of incomes, The Opposite of Spoiled is both a

If you are a teacher, have you been teaching long enough to remember when children sat in neat rows and obediently did what they were told? If you are a parent, do you remember when children wouldn't dare talk back to their parents? Maybe you don't, but perhaps your grandparents do.
Positive Discipline

If you are a teacher, have you been teaching long enough to remember when children sat in neat rows and obediently did what they were told? If you are a parent, do you remember when children wouldn't dare talk back to their parents? Maybe you don't, but perhaps your grandparents do.

We aim to help prepare minds for the incredible task of raising a child. We believe the preparation of the mind is far more important than the preparation of the nursery. Your baby will not care if his head rests on designer sheets or beside Disney characters, nor is your success
On Becoming Baby Wise

We aim to help prepare minds for the incredible task of raising a child. We believe the preparation of the mind is far more important than the preparation of the nursery. Your baby will not care if his head rests on designer sheets or beside Disney characters, nor is your success

Educators across the country are intimately familiar with the struggles of children experiencing adversity, as are social workers, mentors, pediatricians, and parents. If you work with kids who are growing up in poverty or other adverse circumstances, you know that they can be difficult for teachers and other professionals to reach,
Helping Children Succeed

Educators across the country are intimately familiar with the struggles of children experiencing adversity, as are social workers, mentors, pediatricians, and parents. If you work with kids who are growing up in poverty or other adverse circumstances, you know that they can be difficult for teachers and other professionals to reach,

The purpose of this book is to help you secure a good education for your child from early childhood through the eighth grade. As far as learning goes, these years are the most important. They are the time when children acquire the bricks and mortar of a solid education – the
The Educated Child

The purpose of this book is to help you secure a good education for your child from early childhood through the eighth grade. As far as learning goes, these years are the most important. They are the time when children acquire the bricks and mortar of a solid education – the

There's nothing more frustrating than watching your bright, talented son or daughter struggle with everyday tasks like finishing homework, putting away toys, or following instructions at school. Your  smart but scattered  4- to 13-year-old might also have trouble coping with disappointment or managing anger. Drs. Peg Dawson and Richard Guare have
Smart but Scattered

There's nothing more frustrating than watching your bright, talented son or daughter struggle with everyday tasks like finishing homework, putting away toys, or following instructions at school. Your smart but scattered 4- to 13-year-old might also have trouble coping with disappointment or managing anger. Drs. Peg Dawson and Richard Guare have

Dealing more effectively with explosive children requires, first and foremost, an understanding of why these children behave as they do. Once this understanding is achieved, strategies for helping things improve often become self-evident. In some instances, achieving a more accurate understanding of a child’s difficulties can, by itself, lead to improvements
The Explosive Child

Dealing more effectively with explosive children requires, first and foremost, an understanding of why these children behave as they do. Once this understanding is achieved, strategies for helping things improve often become self-evident. In some instances, achieving a more accurate understanding of a child’s difficulties can, by itself, lead to improvements

Children are increasingly forming attachments that compete with their parents, with the result that the proper context for parenting is less and less available to us. The chief and most damaging of these attachments is the increasing bonding of our children with their peers. For the first time in history young
Hold On to Your Kids

Children are increasingly forming attachments that compete with their parents, with the result that the proper context for parenting is less and less available to us. The chief and most damaging of these attachments is the increasing bonding of our children with their peers. For the first time in history young

Is your child chronically late turning in papers?  Does she show up for soccer practice without her soccer bag?  Say things without thinking?  Read something and forget what he read?  Wait until the last minute and then get caught short of time to complete tasks? Written by two clinical psychologists, Late,
Late, Lost and Unprepared

Is your child chronically late turning in papers?  Does she show up for soccer practice without her soccer bag?  Say things without thinking?  Read something and forget what he read?  Wait until the last minute and then get caught short of time to complete tasks? Written by two clinical psychologists, Late,

The Text brings together knowledge from neuroscience psychology, psychiatry, child development, special education, early Care and education, cross culture research, and proactive social skills programs and organizes it into a single comprehensive (and comprehensible) whole. The research–based strategies can be used separately or together, providing you with the collection of tools
Challenging Behavior In Young Children

The Text brings together knowledge from neuroscience psychology, psychiatry, child development, special education, early Care and education, cross culture research, and proactive social skills programs and organizes it into a single comprehensive (and comprehensible) whole. The research–based strategies can be used separately or together, providing you with the collection of tools

How children think is one of the most enduring mysteries—and difficulties—of parenthood. The marketplace is full of gadgets and tools that claim to make your child smarter, happier, or learn languages faster, all built on the premise that manufacturers know something about your child's brain that you don't. These products are
Welcome to Your Child's Brain

How children think is one of the most enduring mysteries—and difficulties—of parenthood. The marketplace is full of gadgets and tools that claim to make your child smarter, happier, or learn languages faster, all built on the premise that manufacturers know something about your child's brain that you don't. These products are

Positive Involvement is designed to convince parents that they need to be involved in their child's learning and it is written to show them how to be both positive and effective in that involvement. As one reviewer wrote, 'The basic premise of the book is that school success is based on
Positive Involvement

Positive Involvement is designed to convince parents that they need to be involved in their child's learning and it is written to show them how to be both positive and effective in that involvement. As one reviewer wrote, 'The basic premise of the book is that school success is based on

Here is the bestselling book that will give you the know-how you need to be effective with your children. Enthusiastically praised by parents and professionals around the world, the down--to--earth, respectful approach of Faber and Mazlish makes relationships with children of all ages less stressful and more rewarding.  Recently revised and
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk

Here is the bestselling book that will give you the know-how you need to be effective with your children. Enthusiastically praised by parents and professionals around the world, the down--to--earth, respectful approach of Faber and Mazlish makes relationships with children of all ages less stressful and more rewarding. Recently revised and

Children are not that different from adults. They want clear and realistic goals, expectations for their futures, and systems that will allow them to arrive at those goals feeling fulfilled and stronger. They also want a voice in setting those goals and expectations for their futures. When children go to a
Your Child's Strengths

Children are not that different from adults. They want clear and realistic goals, expectations for their futures, and systems that will allow them to arrive at those goals feeling fulfilled and stronger. They also want a voice in setting those goals and expectations for their futures. When children go to a

In Teaching Kids to Think, Dr. Darlene Sweetland and Dr. Ron Stolberg offer insight into the social, emotional, and neurological challenges unique to this generation. They identify the five parent traps that cause adults to unknowingly increase their children's need for instant gratification, and offer practical tips and easy-to-implement solutions to
Teaching Kids to Think

In Teaching Kids to Think, Dr. Darlene Sweetland and Dr. Ron Stolberg offer insight into the social, emotional, and neurological challenges unique to this generation. They identify the five parent traps that cause adults to unknowingly increase their children's need for instant gratification, and offer practical tips and easy-to-implement solutions to

We parents want our children to grow into happy adults—but the trouble is sometimes we feel as though our children’s personalities are already more or less set in genetic stone. The good news is that we actually do have a lot of influence. Parenting practices have a tremendous effect on children’s
Raising Happiness

We parents want our children to grow into happy adults—but the trouble is sometimes we feel as though our children’s personalities are already more or less set in genetic stone. The good news is that we actually do have a lot of influence. Parenting practices have a tremendous effect on children’s

Do you ever find yourself asking, after an especially agonizing interaction with your kids, “Can’t I do better than this? Can’t I handle myself better, and be more effective parent? Can’t I discipline in ways that calm the situation rather than create more chaos?” You want the bad behavior to stop,
No-Drama Discipline

Do you ever find yourself asking, after an especially agonizing interaction with your kids, “Can’t I do better than this? Can’t I handle myself better, and be more effective parent? Can’t I discipline in ways that calm the situation rather than create more chaos?” You want the bad behavior to stop,

Giftedness should extend far beyond a category or a label; it should certainly not be confined to a score or an IQ or achievement test. The test simplifies the recognition of some talents, but the complex potential of a child’s talents, sustained interests, and special aptitudes cannot be represented by performance
Bringing Out the Giftedness in Your Child

Giftedness should extend far beyond a category or a label; it should certainly not be confined to a score or an IQ or achievement test. The test simplifies the recognition of some talents, but the complex potential of a child’s talents, sustained interests, and special aptitudes cannot be represented by performance

To parent perfectly is a mirage. There is no ideal parent and no ideal child. The Conscious Parent underscores the challenges that are a natural part of raising a child, fully understanding that, as parents, each of us tries the best we can with the resources we have. Thus, the objective
The Conscious Parent

To parent perfectly is a mirage. There is no ideal parent and no ideal child. The Conscious Parent underscores the challenges that are a natural part of raising a child, fully understanding that, as parents, each of us tries the best we can with the resources we have. Thus, the objective

While most parenting books focus on changing the child’s behavior, and yes this book will help you support your child to become his/her very best self, this book dedicates more focuses on for parents’ behaviors. Because you’ll have to manage your own triggers and emotions to effectively coach and connect with
Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids

While most parenting books focus on changing the child’s behavior, and yes this book will help you support your child to become his/her very best self, this book dedicates more focuses on for parents’ behaviors. Because you’ll have to manage your own triggers and emotions to effectively coach and connect with

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