How to Raise a Child with a High EQ: A Parent's Guide to Emotional Intelligence

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HarperCollinsPublishers, 1997 - Self-Help - 348 pages
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Research studies have suggested that emotional intelligence (E.Q.) is just as, if not even more, important than intellectual abilities (I.Q.) in raising children who are confident, successful in school and happy in their personal relationships. Daniel Goleman's "New York Times" bestseller "Emotional Intelligence" brought these findings into public awareness, making E.Q. one of the hottest topics in child psychology today.

In "How to Raise a Child with a High E.Q.," Dr. Lawrence Shapiro uses the latest research to give parents hundreds of ways to help their children develop important social and emotional skills. Accessible and prescriptive, this guide includes: A checklist for parents to rate themselves on how well they promote E.Q. in their children; dos and don'ts of child rearing; and dozens of fun games and activities that parents can use to increase their child's social and emotional intelligence.

By showing how a child's E.Q. can be improved, Dr. Shapiro tells parents how they can prepare their children for the inevitable problems of growing up, such as how to help the shy child make friends, how to help the angry child resolve conflicts more appropriately and how to help all children cope with physical pain and psychological stress."This well-written, insightful book, through games, activities, tricks, skills and habits, guides parents in developing the moral emotions of empathy, honesty, shame and gui

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Contents

A New Way to Raise Children
3
Becoming a High EQ Parent
26
THE MORAL EMOTIONS
45
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Lawrence E. Shapiro, Ph.D., is the president and founder of The Center for Applied Psychology.

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