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Book Review: The Ultimate Guide To Raising Teens & Tweens Book Review: The Ultimate Guide To Raising Teens & TweensWhile teens and tweens spend countless hours on Instagram, facebooking, texting, tweeting, and messaging — all examples the instant gratification world they now live in – the resiliency, resourcefulness, confidence and self-control that are needed to succeed in the world lie dormant and undeveloped. Handwriting, spelling, math ...

Book Review: Raising A Secure Child Book Review: Raising A Secure ChildParents, it turns out, make a lot of mistakes. But according to the authors of the new book, Raising a Secure Child: How Circle of Security Parenting Can Help You Nurture Your Child’s Attachment, Emotional Resilience, and Freedom to Explore, one of the biggest mistakes parents ...

Book Review: The Developmental Science of Early Childhood Book Review: The Developmental Science of Early ChildhoodIn her new book, The Developmental Science of Early Childhood: Clinical Applications of Infant Mental Health Concepts from Infancy Through Adolescence, Claudia M. Gold draws upon recent research, theory, and vignettes to delve into the world of young children and show just how we may better ...

Book Review: Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Inclusive Classroom, 2nd Edition Book Review: Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Inclusive Classroom, 2nd EditionThe small boy perched on the saddle, alternatively flapping his hands and running them up and down the pony’s bristly mane. The handler at the pony’s head looked back. “Are we ready?” she asked. “What do you think Brian?” I asked. “Should we get started?” But the boy ...

Book Review: The 8 Keys to End Bullying Activity Book Companion Guide Book Review: The 8 Keys to End Bullying Activity Book Companion GuideWhile conflict is inevitable, it is also an opportunity for growth. When we become competent at handling the power struggles and abuses of power that occur in all walks of life, not only do we become stronger ourselves, but we can help others — especially ...

Book Review: The 8 Keys to End Bullying Activity Book Book Review: The 8 Keys to End Bullying Activity BookWhile parents and educators frequently talk about the problem of bullying in schools and recognize that it is a growing, often dangerous problem, just how we go about addressing it is often something of a vague concept. In her new book, The 8 Keys to ...

Book Review: Ending the Parent-Teen Control Battle Book Review: Ending the Parent-Teen Control BattleMy mother, a loving mother dedicated to her children, used to say, “raising children is hard.” As I grew older and began working with children and adolescents, I recognized her saying was more than just a saying. It was in fact truth. I receive multiple ...

Book Review: Behavioral Challenges in Children Book Review: Behavioral Challenges in ChildrenRaising a child with special needs is a difficult thing. Not only does a parent or guardian need a high tolerance level, but also knowledge on how to cope with, comfort, and teach their child. Understanding that each child is different and that their experience ...

Book Review: The Silenced Child Book Review: The Silenced ChildOliver Sacks described listening as the only cardinal rule a practitioner must have. In her new book, The Silenced Child: From Labels, Medications, and Quick-Fix Solutions to Listening, Growth and Resilience, Claudia M. Gold, MD, describes listening as the only cardinal rule to parenting — ...

Book Review: Smile & Succeed for Teens Book Review: Smile & Succeed for TeensSome may groan at the thought of interacting with people in person. God forbid that we have to actually see people face to face. Most people would rather send a Facebook message or try to connect via LinkedIn rather than pick up the phone to ...

Book Review: Calming Your Anxious Child Book Review: Calming Your Anxious ChildAs a child and adolescent therapist with experience working with anxious children and teens, I have seen my fair share of anxious kiddos and their frustrated parents. What seems to be most frustrating for parents and families of anxious youths is the reality that the ...

Book Review: Done With the Crying Book Review: Done With the CryingWhat do you do when your child suddenly disappears from your life? How do you explain it? Who do you blame? For many mothers of adult children who no longer contact them or involve them in their worlds, self-blame, doubt, fear, and uncertainty reign supreme. ...

Book Review: Raising Human Beings Book Review: Raising Human BeingsAre we raising our kids in the ways that foster the better side of human nature? While this is a question that many parents have probably asked themselves, it is also the very question that inspired Ross W. Greene’s new book, Raising Human Beings: Creating ...

Book Review: When Your Child Is Gay Book Review: When Your Child Is GayIn late October 1996, Wesley Davidson discovered a note in her son’s bedroom. “It was a love note, my son’s name entwined with another boy’s surrounded by a heart.” This note, like it would for most parents, caused Davidson’s world to unravel. But it also ...

Book Review: Psychoetry: Lessons in Poetic Parenting Book Review: Psychoetry: Lessons in Poetic ParentingTwo wheeled bicycle waiting to be ridden Are you something I must try, or fruit that is forbidden? With thoughts of falling over, I shake and you’re unsteady Do I climb upon your seat, or come back when I’m ready? Clinging to the handlebar I pedal up and down Shall I smile fearlessly, or wear a ...

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Grohol, J. (2019). Parenting Book Reviews. Psych Central. Retrieved on August 23, 2019, from https://psychcentralreviews.com/parenting-book-reviews/
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