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Title:
The self-driven child : the science and sense of giving your kids more control over their lives
Author:
Stixrud, William R., author.
Publication Information:
New York, New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2018]

©2018
Physical Description:
viii, 367 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary:
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.
Language:
English
Contents:
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.
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ISBN:
9780735222519
Format :
Book