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Stixrud, William R.,

The self-driven child : the science and sense of giving your kids more control over their lives / William Stixrud, PhD, and Ned Johnson. - viii, 367 pages ; 24 cm

Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-351) and index.

Why a sense of control is such a big deal -- The most stressful thing in the universe -- "I love you too much to fight with you about your homework": the parent as consultant -- "It's your call": kids as decision makers -- The nonanxious presence: how to help your kids find a sense of control by finding your own -- Inner drive: how to help[your kids develop motivation -- Radical downtime -- Sleep: the most radical downtime -- Taking a sense of control to school -- Wired 24/7: taming the beast of technology -- Exercising the brain and body -- Navigating learning disabilities, ADHD, and autism spectrum disorders -- The SAT, ACT, and other four-letter words -- Who's ready for college? -- Alternate routes -- Onward.

A clinical psychologist and a test-prep expert combine cutting-edge brain science with insights from their work with families to outline a case for giving children more freedom to unleash their full potential.

9780735222519 0735222517

2017301146


Achievement motivation in children.
Stress management for children.
Self-reliance in children.
Parenting.
Child rearing.
EDUCATION--Educational Psychology.
EDUCATION--Parent Participation.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS--Parenting--General.
Achievement motivation in children.
Child rearing.
Parenting.
Self-reliance in children.
Stress management for children.
EDUCATION--Educational Psychology.
EDUCATION--Parent Participation.
Achievement motivation in children.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS--Parenting--General.
Child rearing.
Stress management for children.
Parenting.
Self-reliance in children.

BF723.M56 / S75 2018

155.4/138

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