A Parent's Guide to Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Giving Your Child Roots and Wings

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American Academy of Pediatrics, 2006 - Family & Relationships - 308 pages
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Today’s children face a great deal of stressá— academic performance, heavy scheduling, high achievement standards, media messages, peer pressures, family tension.áWithout healthier solutions, they often cope by talking back, giving up, or indulging in unhealthy behaviors. Show your child how toábounce back — and THRIVE — with coping strategies from one of the nation’s foremost experts in adolescent medicine.
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This 7-C plan for resilience that helps kids of all ages learn competence, confidence, connection, character, contribution, coping, and control to help them bounce back from challenges. You'll findáeffective strategies to help your children and teens:á
•á Make wise decisions
•á Recognize and build on their natural strengths
•á Deal effectively with stress
•á Foster hope and optimism
•á Develop skills to navigate a complex world
•á Avoid risky behaviors
•á Take care of their emotions and their bodies
Plus, two Personalized Stress Management Plans help your child create a customized strategy. It’s everything your child needs to face life’s challenges and bounce back with confidence!
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Contents

Stress and Its Effects
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7 Crucial Cs
19
Getting Out of the Way
33
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\Kenneth R. Ginsburg, MD, MS Ed, FAAP, is an associateáprofessor of pediatricsáat the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and practices adolescent medicine atáThe Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He is a member of the Society for Adolescent Medicine and author of But, I’m Almost 13!: Raising a Responsible Adult. He is the father of two children and lives in Philadelphia.ááMartha M. Jablow has written extensively on parenting as the author of several books and articles.

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