9 Myths That Damage a Child's Confidence: What Parents Think, What Children Say, What Professionals Observe

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Harold Shaw Publishers, 1999 - Religion - 109 pages
Although all parents want their kids to be confident, many times the well-meaning things we do to help them can destroy their sense of self-assurance. With quotes from children and parents, this well-researched book discusses nine myths about our relationships with our children that prevent them from fulfilling their potential. Myths include I should be my child's best friend and I must be fair.

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Contents

Preface
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My child will crumble if I dont stand
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My child cant handle that kind
27
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About the author (1999)

GRACE KETTERMAN, M.D., is the mother of three and a pediatrician and psychiatrist. A member of the American Medical Association and American Psychiatric Association, she currently serves on the psychiatric staff at the Center for Behavioral Development in Kansas City, Missouri. She has over forty years experience in pediatric medicine and youth mental health services. She is a popular speaker and lecturer to professional and community groups on topics such as crisis intervention for youth and building a healthier family life. She has written numerous books on parenting and family issues, including the popular "Complete Book of Baby and Child Care.
"PAT HOLT is the mother of two children and administrator of West Valley Christian Academy in California. For several years she taught mentally and emotionally handicapped children. The author of several books including "Ten Myths that Damage a Child's Confidence "and" Don?t Give In, Give Choices "(with Grace Ketterman), Holt is a popular speaker on commonsense parenting, classroom discipline, and curriculum topics related to reading.

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