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Title:
Pressured parents, stressed-out kids : dealing with competition while raising a successful child
Author:
Grolnick, Wendy S.
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Publication Information:
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2008.
Physical Description:
290 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Parent panic: it takes you by surprise -- Why now? "our kids are competing all the time" -- It's an animal thing: when our hardwiring goes haywire -- The big takeover: how our feelings pull us to push -- Beyond the carrot and the stick: fanning the flames of your child's inner passion -- Rx for intrinsic motivation: encouraging your child's autonomy -- The how-to of autonomy -- Stand by me: maximizing your involvement -- What do you expect? channeling anxiety into rules, guidelines and information -- Calming down: "that all sounds very nice, but how can I use these techniques when I'm feeling so anxious?" -- Endnotes.
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ISBN:
9781591025665
Format :
Book