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Your Child's Strengths by Jennier Fox
How to: Find the activities that revitalize your child.
Playful Parenting by Lawrence Cohen
Explains how: Fun times that are sometimes unexplainably followed by tears means they were relaxed enough to release pent-up tears from old hurts and backed up feelings.
The Nurtured Heart Approach Workbook: transforming the difficult child
by Lisa Bravo and Howard Glassner
How to : Rescript your kids self i...Read Full Post »
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There's a big difference between doing the right thing for your child and saying the right thing about your child in public. People prefer people who say the right things.
At the library crafts and kids lunch the other day I showed my son how to open the milk carton, saying, "Let me show you how. You're going to have to know how to do this in a fe...Read Full Post »
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I so highly recommend this book for the new gifted parent as well as for the gifted kid who wants to learn about common gifted issues. It just covers a lot of ground with real-life stories illustrating many aspects of gifted life. It discusses ambivilance about being gifted and the need to choose between excellence and normalcy. It tells the stories and findings of researcher into the gifted psychology from the 1920's on. It tells the stories of grown gifted men from t...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Captain's blog on July 31, 2010 at 11:23 AM||comments (0)|
Carol Dweck is a psychologist who is currently popular with some of the parents of gifted children. She is the author of a book called "Self-Theories: Their role in motivation, personality, and development." She put forth a debate over "entity theory of intelligence" vs. "incremental theory of intelligence." Namely she says if you believe that you are born with a fixed level of intelligence rather than one that is adjustable through hard work you may be unwilling to tak...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Captain's blog on July 31, 2010 at 11:02 AM||comments (0)|
"How to talk so your Kids will Listen and Listen so your kids will talk" is by NY Times best selling authors Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish. It is a couple of experienced mothers giving advice on how to engage cooperation from the kiddos. For example get rid of the blame, the name-calling, the threats, commands, and lectures, the warnings and prophecies, the martyrdom syndrome. Replace these with informative descriptions of what the problem is. Say it with a single w...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Captain's blog on March 18, 2010 at 4:10 PM||comments (1)|
"The Gifted Child: Super Achiever or Underachiever -- Parents and Teachers Make the Difference.
The early environments which foster giftedness in children can also make them vulnerable to feeling extreme pressures. The praise and power which cultivate a positive learning environment may become "too much of a good thing." Gifted children may internalize highly competitive pressures to be brilliant, perfect, extraordinarily creati...Read Full Post »