The Confident Child: Raising Children to Believe in Themselves
A renowned social psychologist's clear-cut, thoughtful, and practical strategy for parents who want to promote self-confidence in their child.Raising confident, motivated, and caring children is a parent's greatest challenge. Drawing on her own extensive research on children and parents, Terri Apter has created a guide based on "emotional coaching"—learning to respond appropriately to a child's feelings—that helps parents raise children to solve problems, to be socially active and understand others, and to manage emotions, all of which are crucial to developing confidence and functioning successfully in society. Hugely insightful, reassuring, and accessible, The Confident Child is a truly necessary parenting guide. Winner of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Educator's Award.
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Insightful Advice for ParentsUser Review - Busy M0m - Borders
I first saw this book while browsing on ParentsDigest and thought the author's ideas about "emotional coaching" were very insightful. The self-esteem of children can be so fragile and this book helps parents to support and guide their kids through the difficult pre-teen years. Read full review