Great Kids by Stanley I Greenspan
Helping Your Baby and Child Develop the Ten Essential Qualities for a Healthy, Happy Life (A Merloyd Lawrence Book)

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Parents all over the world have certain universal aspirations. They want their children to contribute meaningfully to society and to pursue their own dreams. But we appear to be missing the essentials. In this inspiring book, based on 30 years of research and practice, Dr. Stanley Greenspan redefines the qualities of an emotionally and intellectually healthy child and identifies the ways that parents can help their children develop each quality. The qualities that make us call a child a “great kid,” such as empathy, curiosity, and logical thinking, are fundamental and underlie all the academic, athletic, and social talents that a child might develop. We are not born with these traits, Greenspan demonstrates, they come from experience, which suggests that each and every parent can encourage them and that each and every child can strive to acquire them.
 

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Stanley I. Greenspan, MD, is a clinical professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at George Washington University Medical School and chair of the Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders. He is a practicing child psychiatrist, the founding president of Zero to Three: The National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families, and the author or editor of more than 35 influential books. He lives in Bethesda, Maryland. Ira Glovinsky, PhD, is a practicing psychologist specializing in children with bipolar patterns of mood dysregulation and their families, and is engaged in clinical research regarding early onset bipolar disorder. He is the founder and clinical director of the Village Educational Center in Beverley Hills, Michigan, a therapeutic preschool for children with regulatory disorders. He lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Cindy Glovinsky, MSW, is a psychotherapist and author of "Making Peace with the Things in Your Life" and "One Thing at a Time," She lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
 
Published August 13, 2007 by Da Capo Press. 243 pages
Genres: Parenting & Relationships, Health, Fitness & Dieting. Non-fiction

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Professor of psychiatry and pediatrics Greenspan (The Challenging Child, Engaging Autism) expands his authorial reach, heretofore limited to special needs children, with this general guide to instilli

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... Dr Greenspan explains that these traits that make great kids come from
experience, and any child can learn them. This is not just a book for ...

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