Mastering Anger and Aggression - The Brazelton Way by T. Berry Brazelton

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How to react when your toddler bites his playmate or your kindergartner confronts a bully? Drs. Brazelton and Sparrow bring their much-admired insight and support to this crucial, and ever more timely, childrearing challenge. From an early age, babies and toddlers need to assert themselves in a daunting world, yet eventually learn to do this without hurting others. After showing how aggression emerges at each age, Brazelton and Sparrow offer practical, wise advice on anger, fights, self-defense, the fears and nightmares that arise when children become aware of their own and others’ aggression, the effects of TV and video games, and of experiencing real life violence. They offer specific, effective ways to help children understand their own aggressive feelings and channel them into healthy self-assertion in schoolwork, games, and sports.
 

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T. Berry Brazelton, MD, is professor emeritus of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and adjunct professor of psychiatry, human behavior, and pediatrics at Brown University. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
 
Published March 17, 2009 by Da Capo Press. 195 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Parenting & Relationships, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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(The authors describe some of the warning signs of more serious trouble that would warrant professional attention.) Brazelton, founder of the Child Development Unit at Children's Hospital Boston, and Sparrow, a child psychiatrist, offer suggestions for handling common problems and helping childre...

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