The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed

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Harper Paperbacks #ad - Most importantly, she sets forth a plan to help parents learn to step back and embrace their children’s failures. Harper Paperbacks. Hard-hitting yet warm and wise,  the Gift of Failure is essential reading for parents, educators, and psychologists nationwide who want to help children succeed. As teacher and writer jessica lahey explains, even though these parents see themselves as being highly responsive to their children’s well being, they aren’t giving them the chance to experience failure—or the opportunity to learn to solve their own problems.

Overparenting has the potential to ruin a child’s confidence and undermine their education, Lahey reminds us. New york times bestsellerin the tradition of paul tough’s how children succeed and wendy mogel’s the blessing of a Skinned Knee,  this groundbreaking manifesto focuses on the critical school years when parents must learn to allow their children to experience the disappointment and frustration that occur from life’s inevitable problems so that they can grow up to be successful, resilient, and self-reliant adults.

Modern parenting is defined by an unprecedented level of overprotectiveness: parents who rush to school at the whim of a phone call to deliver forgotten assignments, who challenge teachers on report card disappointments, mastermind children’s friendships, and interfere on the playing field. Teachers don’t just teach reading, writing, and arithmetic.

The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed #ad - They teach responsibility, manners, restraint, organization, and foresight—important life skills children carry with them long after they leave the classroom. Providing a path toward solutions, report cards, Lahey lays out a blueprint with targeted advice for handling homework, social dynamics, and sports.

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How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success

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St. Martin's Griffin #ad - New york times bestseller"Julie Lythcott-Haims is a national treasure. While empathizing with the parental hopes and, resourcefulness, Lythcott-Haims offers practical alternative strategies that underline the importance of allowing children to make their own mistakes and develop the resilience, especially, fears that lead to overhelping, and inner determination necessary for success.

Relevant to parents of toddlers as well as of twentysomethings--and of special value to parents of teens--this book is a rallying cry for those who wish to ensure that the next generation can take charge of their own lives with competence and confidence. A must-read for every parent who senses that there is a healthier and saner way to raise our children.

How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success #ad - Madeline levine, author of the new york times bestsellers the Price of Privilege and Teach Your Children Well"For parents who want to foster hearty self-reliance instead of hollow self-esteem, How to Raise an Adult is the right book at the right time. Daniel H. Pink, and on her own insights as a mother and as a student dean to highlight the ways in which overparenting harms children, educators, author of the New York Times bestsellers Drive and A Whole New MindA provocative manifesto that exposes the harms of helicopter parenting and sets forth an alternate philosophy for raising preteens and teens to self-sufficient young adulthoodIn How to Raise an Adult, on conversations with admissions officers, their stressed-out parents, Julie Lythcott-Haims draws on research, and employers, and society at large.

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UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World

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Touchstone #ad - Borba pinpoints the forces causing the empathy crisis and shares a revolutionary, researched-based, nine-step plan for reversing it. Michele borba calls the selfie Syndrome—so dangerous? First, it hurts kids’ academic performance and leads to bullying behaviors. In unselfie Dr. Also, it correlates with more cheating and less resilience.

Borba offers a framework for parenting that yields the results we all want: successful, happy kids who also are kind, courageous, moral, and resilient. Touchstone. Unselfie is a blueprint for parents and educators who want to kids shift their focus from I, me, and mine…to we, us, and ours. Hailed as “an absolute must-read” jean twenge and a book that “will change your kids’ lives” Jack Canfield, UnSelfie by Dr.

Griffin. Why is a lack of empathy—which goes hand-in-hand with the self-absorption epidemic Dr. And once children grow up, a lack of empathy hampers their ability to collaborate, innovate, and problem-solve—all must-have skills for the global economy. The good news? Empathy is a trait that can be taught and nurtured.

UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World #ad - Michele borba explains what parents and educators MUST do to combat the growing empathy crisis among children today—including a 9-step empathy-building program with tips to guide kids from birth through college, and beyond. Teens today are forty percent less empathetic than they were thirty years ago.

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The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids

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Harper Perennial #ad - Touchstone. Her thoughtful, practical advice provides solutions that will enable parents to help their emotionally troubled "star" child cultivate an authentic sense of self. Harper Paperbacks. With empathy and candor, but misguided, she identifies toxic cultural influences and well-intentioned, parenting practices that are detrimental to a child's healthy self-development.

Materialism, pressure to achieve, perfectionism, and disconnection are combining to create a perfect storm that is devastating children of privilege and their parents alike. In this eye-opening, and essential book, provocative, clinical psychologist Madeline Levine explodes one child-rearing myth after another.

The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids #ad - In this ground-breaking book on the children of affluence, to normalized, in large part, a well-known clinical psychologist exposes the epidemic of emotional problems that are disabling America’s privileged youth, thanks, intrusive parenting that stunts the crucial development of the self. In recent years, substance abuse, numerous studies have shown that bright, charming, loving families are experiencing epidemic rates of depression, seemingly confident and socially skilled teenagers from affluent, and anxiety disorders—rates higher than in any other socioeconomic group of American adolescents.

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Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive and Survive in Their Digital World

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Routledge #ad - Digital citizenship expert Devorah Heitner, however, believes that technology offers huge potential to our children--if parents help them. Screenwise helps parents recognize that the social wisdom they have gained throughout their lives is a relevant and urgently needed supplement to their kid's digital savvy.

Educators and school leaders looking to engage parents around educational technology and wishing to create a culture of digital citizenship will benefit from this volume. Screenwise helps parents and educators move beyond discussions of "screentime" to evaluate different kinds of engagement with technology.

Screenwise presents practical parenting "hacks": quick ideas that you can implement today that will help you understand and relate to your digital native. Children's school experiences, family life and friendships are all shaped by digital connection. Heitner's experience working with schools, Screenwise teaches parents what they need to know in order to raise responsible and empathetic kids in the digital age.

Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive and Survive in Their Digital World #ad - The book offers advice on helping kids navigate friendship and identity issues that are common among new texters, gamers and social media users. Screenwise is a guide to understanding what it is like for children to grow up with technology, and to recognizing the special challenges--and advantages--that contemporary kids and teens experience thanks to this level of connection.

Harper Paperbacks. Many parents and educators worry that kids are addicted, detached, or distracted because of their digital devices.

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The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives

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Viking #ad - But this doesn't mean giving up your authority as a parent. In this groundbreaking book they reveal how you can actively help your child to sculpt a brain that is resilient, and ready to take on new challenges. The self-driven child offers a combination of cutting-edge brain science, the latest discoveries in behavioral therapy, and case studies drawn from the thousands of kids and teens Bill and Ned have helped over the years to teach you how to set your child on the real road to success.

Bill is a clinical neuropsychologist who helps kids gripped by anxiety or struggling to learn. At some point, they will have to take the wheel and map out their own path. Many complained they had no control over their lives. Instead of trusting kids with choices. As parents, we can only drive our kids so far.

The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives #ad - Griffin. Many parents insist on micromanaging everything from homework to friendships. Screenwise helping Kids Thrive and Survive in Their Digital World. For these parents, Stixrud and Johnson have a simple message: Stop. Npr“this humane, thoughtful book turns the latest brain science into valuable practical advice for parents.

Paul tough,  new york times bestselling author of how children SucceedA few years ago, Bill Stixrud and Ned Johnson started noticing the same problem from different angles: Even high-performing kids were coming to them acutely stressed and lacking motivation.

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The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money

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Harper Paperbacks #ad - Children are hyper-aware of money, and they have scores of questions about its nuances. The foundation of the book is a detailed blueprint for the best ways to handle the basics: the tooth fairy, saving, chores, cars, part-time jobs, birthdays, clothing, checking accounts, charity, holidays, allowance, cell phones, and college tuition.

It is for all of the parents who know that honest conversations about money with their curious children can help them become more patient and prudent, but who don’t know how and when to start. Griffin. It identifies a set of traits and virtues that embody the opposite of spoiled, and shares how to embrace the topic of money to help parents raise kids who are more generous and less materialistic.

The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money #ad - But the opposite of spoiled is also a promise to our kids that we will make them better with money than we are. Harper Paperbacks. But when parents shy away from the topic, they lose a tremendous opportunity—not just to model the basic financial behaviors that are increasingly important for young adults but also to imprint lessons about what the family truly values.

Written in a warm, accessible voice, grounded in real-world experience and stories from families with a range of incomes, The Opposite of Spoiled is both a practical guidebook and a values-based philosophy. Harper collins publishers. Touchstone.

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The Blessing Of A Skinned Knee: Using Timeless Teachings to Raise Self-Reliant Children

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Scribner #ad - Harper collins publishers. In a world where material abundance abounds, parents want so badly to raise self-disciplined, appreciative, and resourceful children who are not spoiled by the plentitude around them. Screenwise helping Kids Thrive and Survive in Their Digital World. Dr. Starting with stories of everyday parenting problems and examining them through the lens of the torah, and important Jewish teachings, " accept that their children are both ordinary and unique, escape the danger of overvaluing children's need for self-expression so that their kids don't become "little attorneys, The Blessing of a Skinned Knee shows parents how to teach children to honor their parents and to respect others, the Talmud, and treasure the power and holiness of the present moment.

The beloved bestseller that offers a practical, inspiring new roadmap for raising self-reliant, ethical, and compassionate children. In the trenches of a typical day, every parent encounters a child afflicted with ingratitude and entitlement. Touchstone. It is mogel's singular achievement that she makes these teachings relevant for any era and any household of any faith.

The Blessing Of A Skinned Knee: Using Timeless Teachings to Raise Self-Reliant Children #ad - Mogel helps parents learn how to turn their children's worst traits into their greatest attributes. But how to accomplish this feat? The answer has eluded the best-intentioned mothers and fathers who overprotect, overindulge, and overschedule their children's lives. A unique parenting book, with an on-line teaching guide to help facilitate its use, designed for use both in the home and in parenting classes, The Blessing of a Skinned Knee is both inspiring and effective in the day-to-day challenge of raising self-reliant children.

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Teach Your Children Well: Why Values and Coping Skills Matter More Than Grades, Trophies, or "Fat Envelopes"

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Harper Perennial #ad - Until we are clearer about our core values and the parenting choices that are most likely to lead to authentic, and not superficial, externally driven, success, we will continue to raise exhausted, and emotionally impaired children who believe they are only as good as their last performance. Confronting the real issues behind why we push some of our kids to the breaking point while dismissing the talents and interests of many others, Levine shows us how to shift our focus from the excesses of hyperparenting and the unhealthy reliance on our children for status and meaning to a parenting style that concentrates on both enabling academic success and developing a sense of purpose, well-being, and connection in our children’s lives.

Teach Your Children Well: Why Values and Coping Skills Matter More Than Grades, Trophies, or "Fat Envelopes" #ad - . Yet there are ways to reverse these disheartening trends. Used book in Good Condition. Harper Paperbacks. Griffin. Screenwise helping Kids Thrive and Survive in Their Digital World. Psychologist madeline levine brings together cutting-edge research and thirty years of clinical experience to explode once and for all the myth that good grades, high test scores, and college acceptances should define the parenting endgame.

Parents, educators, and the media wring their hands about the escalating rates of emotional problems and lack of real engagement with learning found so frequently among America’s children and teens. Harper collins publishers.

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Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood

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Ballantine Books #ad - Untangled guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions Into Adulthood. Praise for untangled“finally, there’s some good news for puzzled parents of adolescent girls, and psychologist Lisa Damour is the bearer of that happy news. Harper Paperbacks. When parents know what makes their daughter tick, they can embrace and enjoy the challenge of raising a healthy, happy young woman.

What should i say? • My daughter’s friend is cutting herself. New york times bestseller • lisa damour, Ph. D. Pulls back the curtain on the teenage years and shows why your daughter’s erratic and confusing behavior is actually healthy, director of the internationally renowned Laurel School’s Center for Research on Girls, necessary, and natural.

Harper collins publishers. Damour draws on decades of experience and the latest research to reveal the seven distinct—and absolutely normal—developmental transitions that turn girls into grown-ups, including Parting with Childhood, Entering the Romantic World, Contending with Adult Authority, and Caring for Herself.

Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood #ad - Untangled explains what’s going on, prepares parents for what’s to come, and lets them know when it’s time to worry. Books for a better life award winner in this sane, and informed guide for parents of daughters, highly engaging, Dr. Used book in Good Condition. What can i do to help her? • where’s the line between healthy eating and having an eating disorder? • My teenage daughter wants to know why I’m against pot when it’s legal in some states.

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The Blessing of a B Minus: Using Jewish Teachings to Raise Resilient Teenagers

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Scribner #ad - Harper collins publishers. She reveals that emotional outbursts, rule-breaking, rudeness, staying up late, and other worrisome teen behaviors are in fact normal and necessary steps in psychological growth and character development to be met with thoughtful care, not anxiety. Scribner Book Company. Used book in Good Condition.

In the follow-up to her bestselling book, The Blessing of a Skinned Knee, Dr. Harper Paperbacks. Untangled guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions Into Adulthood. Griffin. Touchstone. Harper Perennial. Dr. With her signature wit and warmth, mogel gives parents the tools to do so, offering reassuring advice on: · why influence is more effective than control · teenage narcissism · living graciously with rudeness · the surprising value of ordinary work · why risk is essential preparation for the post–high school years · when to step in and when to step back The Blessing of a B Minus is an important and inspiring book that will fortify parents through the teenage years.

The Blessing of a B Minus: Using Jewish Teachings to Raise Resilient Teenagers #ad - Screenwise helping Kids Thrive and Survive in Their Digital World. Wendy mogel emphasizes empathy and guidance over micromanaging teens’ lives and overreacting to missteps. Wendy mogel shows parents how to navigate the teenage years. When a child becomes a teenager, her sense of entitlement and independence grows, the pressure to compete skyrockets, and communication becomes fraught with obstacles.

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