Smart Parenting for Smart Kids by Eileen Kennedy-Moore
Nurturing Your Child's True Potential

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"My kid is smart, but..."

It takes more than school smarts to create a fulfilling life. In fact, many bright children face special challenges:Some are driven by perfectionism;Some are afraid of effort, because they're used to instant success;Some routinely butt heads with authority figures;Some struggle to get along with their peers;Some are outwardly successful but just don't feel good about themselves.

This practical and compassionate book explains the reasons behind these struggles and offers parents do-able strategies to help children cope with feelings, embrace learning, and build satisfying relationships. Drawing from research as well as the authors’ clinical experience, it focuses on the essential skills children need to make the most of their abilities and become capable, confident, and caring people.


About Eileen Kennedy-Moore

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Eileen Kennedy-Moore, PhD, is a child and family clinical psychologist in Princeton, New Jersey. She is the author or coauthor of several books on children's feelings and friendships.Mark S. Lowenthal, PsyD, has helped many children, teens, and their families during his twenty-two years as a clinical psychologist. His private practice is in Maplewood, New Jersey.
Published January 20, 2011 by Jossey-Bass. 323 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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They explain in their book, Smart Parenting For Smart Kids that although you may be delighted to hear that your child has real potential, the problem arises when we perceive potential as something of a predestined calling to impressive accomplishments.

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