The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind

Delacorte Press - By applying these discoveries to everyday parenting, you can turn any outburst, argument, or fear into a chance to integrate your child’s brain and foster vital growth. Complete with age-appropriate strategies for dealing with day-to-day struggles and illustrations that will help you explain these concepts to your child, meaningful, The Whole-Brain Child shows you how to cultivate healthy emotional and intellectual development so that your children can lead balanced, and connected lives.

From the Trade Paperback edition. No wonder kids throw tantrums, fight, or sulk in silence. And especially in young children, the right brain and its emotions tend to rule over the logic of the left brain. The authors explain—and make accessible—the new science of how a child’s brain is wired and how it matures.

The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind - New york times bestseller in this pioneering, practical book, Daniel J. The “upstairs brain, ” which makes decisions and balances emotions, is under construction until the mid-twenties. Siegel, and parenting expert tina payne bryson offer a revolutionary approach to child rearing with twelve key strategies that foster healthy brain development, neuropsychiatrist and author of the bestselling Mindsight, leading to calmer, happier children.





No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind

Bantam - Defining the true meaning of the “d” word to instruct, not to shout or reprimand, redirect emotions, the authors explain how to reach your child, and turn a meltdown into an opportunity for growth. Inside this sanity-saving guide you’ll discover   • strategies that help parents identify their own discipline philosophy—and master the best methods to communicate the lessons they are trying to impart • facts on child brain development—and what kind of discipline is most appropriate and constructive at all ages and stages • the way to calmly and lovingly connect with a child—no matter how extreme the behavior—while still setting clear and consistent limits • tips for navigating your child through a tantrum to achieve insight, and repair • twenty discipline mistakes even the best parents make—and how to stay focused on the principles of whole-brain parenting and discipline techniques   Complete with candid stories and playful illustrations that bring the authors’ suggestions to life, peacefully resolve conflicts, empathy, No-Drama Discipline shows you how to work with your child’s developing mind, and inspire happiness and strengthen resilience in everyone in the family.

Praise for no-drama discipline  “With lucid, engaging prose accompanied by cartoon illustrations, Siegel and Bryson help parents teach and communicate more effectively. Publishers weekly“wow! This book grabbed me from the very first page and did not let go. Lawrence J. A lot of fascinating insights. Cohen, Ph.





How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk

Scribner - The ultimate “parenting bible” the boston globe with a new foreword—and available as an ebook for the first time—a timeless, beloved book on how to effectively communicate with your child from the #1 New York Times bestselling authors. Internationally acclaimed experts on communication between parents and children, Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish “are doing for parenting today what Dr.

Spock did for our generation” Parent Magazine. Now, such as frustration, including innovative ways to: ·      cope with your child's negative feelings, and disappointment·      express your strong feelings without being hurtful·      engage your child's willing cooperation·      Set firm limits and maintain goodwill·      Use alternatives to punishment that promote self-discipline·      Understand the difference between helpful and unhelpful praise·      Resolve family conflicts peacefullyEnthusiastically praised by parents and professionals around the world, anger, this bestselling classic includes fresh insights and suggestions as well as the author’s time-tested methods to solve common problems and build foundations for lasting relationships, the down-to-earth, respectful approach of Faber and Mazlish makes relationships with children of all ages less stressful and more rewarding.





The Yes Brain: How to Cultivate Courage, Curiosity, and Resilience in Your Child

Bantam - But our kids can be taught to approach life with openness and curiosity. When kids work from a Yes Brain, they’re more willing to take chances and explore. You’ll learn • the four fundamentals of the yes brain—balance, insight, resilience, and empathy—and how to strengthen them • the key to knowing when kids need a gentle push out of a comfort zone vs.

Integrating research from social development, and neuroscience, clinical psychology, it’s a veritable treasure chest of parenting insights and techniques. Carol S. They’re more curious and imaginative. In the yes brain, the authors give parents skills, scripts, and activities to bring kids of all ages into the beneficial “yes” state.

The Yes Brain: How to Cultivate Courage, Curiosity, and Resilience in Your Child - Needing the “cushion” of safety and familiarity • strategies for navigating away from negative behavioral and emotional states aggression and withdrawal and expanding your child’s capacity for positivity The Yes Brain is an essential tool for nurturing positive potential and keeping your child’s inner spark glowing and growing strong.

Praise for the yes brain“this unique and exciting book shows us how to help children embrace life with all of its challenges and thrive in the modern world. Edifying, easy-to-understand scientific research that shows the benefits that accrue when a child is encouraged to be inquisitive, spirited, and intrepid.

Kirkus Reviews. Dweck, Ph. D.





The Connected Child: Bring Hope and Healing to Your Adoptive Family

McGraw-Hill Education - Kranowitz, author of The Out-of-Sync Child "Drs. Strongly recommended. Library journal starred review "A tremendous resource for parents and professionals alike. Thomas atwood, president and ceo, national Council for Adoption The adoption of a child is always a joyous moment in the life of a family. Some adoptions, though, present unique challenges.

Morris, editor of S. Other children have behaved this way; other parents have responded thusly; welcome to the community of therapeutic and joyful adoptive families. Melissa fay greene, author of there is No Me Without You: One Woman's Odyssey to Rescue Africa's Children. Written by two research psychologists specializing in adoption and attachment, The Connected Child will help you: Build bonds of affection and trust with your adopted child Effectively deal with any learning or behavioral disorders Discipline your child with love without making him or her feel threatened "A must-read not only for adoptive parents, but for all families striving to correct and connect with their children.

The Connected Child: Bring Hope and Healing to Your Adoptive Family - Carol S. Welcoming these children into your family--and addressing their special needs--requires care, consideration, and compassion. Purvis and cross have thrown a life preserver not only to those just entering uncharted waters, but also to those struggling to stay afloat. Kathleen E. I.





Brain Rules for Baby Updated and Expanded: How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five

Pear Press - This book is destined to revolutionize parenting. John medina showed us how our brains really work—and why we ought to redesign our workplaces and schools. Brain rules for Baby is an indispensable guide. It’s self-controlwhat you do right now—before pregnancy, during pregnancy, and through the first five years—will affect your children for the rest of their lives.

Pursuing your child’sintellectual success at the expense of his happinessachieves neitherPraising effort is better than praising intelligenceThe best predictor of academic performance is notIQ. Just one of the surprises: The best way to get your children into the college of their choice? Teach them impulse control.

Brain rules for baby bridges the gap between what scientists know and what parents practice. You’ll learn:where nature ends and nurture beginswhy men should do more household choresWhat you do when emotions run hot affects howyour baby turns out, because babies need to feel safeabove allTV is harmful for children under 2Your child’s ability to relate to others predicts herfuture math performanceSmart and happy are inseparable.

Brain Rules for Baby Updated and Expanded: How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five - Now, in brain rules for baby, he shares what the latest science says about how to raise smart and happy children from zero to five. Through fascinating and funny stories, Medina, a developmental molecular biologist and dad, unravels how a child’s brain develops – and what you can do to optimize it. You will view your children—and how to raise them—in a whole new light.

. What’s the single most important thing you can do during pregnancy? What does watching TV do to a child’s brain? What’s the best way to handle temper tantrums? Scientists know.





No Bad Kids: Toddler Discipline Without Shame

JLML Press - It covers such common topics as punishment, cooperation, tantrums, hitting, testing, boundaries, and more. As a rie teacher and student of pioneering child specialist Magda Gerber, her advice is not based solely on formal studies and the research of others, but also on her twenty years of hands-on experience guiding hundreds of parents and their toddlers.

. Janet lansbury is unique among parenting experts. Armed with knowledge and a clearer sense of the world through our children’s eyes, this period of uncertainty can afford a myriad of opportunities to forge unbreakable bonds of trust and respect. No bad kids” provides a practical, indispensable tool for parents who are anticipating or experiencing those critical years when toddlers are developmentally obliged to test the limits of our patience and love.

No Bad Kids: Toddler Discipline Without Shame - No bad kids” is a collection of janet's most popular and widely read articles pertaining to common toddler behaviors and how respectful parenting practices can be applied to benefit both parents and children.





Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive: 10th Anniversary Edition

TarcherPerigee - Drawing on stunning new findings in neurobiology and attachment research, and offer parents a step-by-step approach to forming a deeper understanding of their own life stories, they explain how interpersonal relationships directly impact the development of the brain, which will help them raise compassionate and resilient children.

Born out of a series of parents' workshops that combined Siegel's cutting-edge research on how communication impacts brain development with Hartzell's decades of experience as a child-development specialist and parent educator, this book guides parents through creating the necessary foundations for loving and secure relationships with their children.

Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive: 10th Anniversary Edition - Siegel, M. D. And early childhood expert Mary Hartzell, M. Ed. Explore the extent to which our childhood experiences shape the way we parent. An updated edition—with a new preface—of the bestselling parenting classic by the author of "BRAINSTORM: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain"In Parenting from the Inside Out, child psychiatrist Daniel J.





How to Talk so Little Kids Will Listen: A Survival Guide to Life with Children Ages 2-7

Scribner - And, it will help little kids grow into self-reliant big kids who are cooperative and connected to their parents, siblings, teachers, and peers. What do you do with a little kid who…won’t brush her teeth…screams in his car seat…pinches the baby. Refuses to eat vegetables…throws books in the library.

. Runs rampant in the supermarket? organized by common challenges and conflicts, this book is an essential manual of communication strategies, including a chapter that addresses the special needs of children with sensory processing and autism spectrum disorders. With a lively combination of storytelling, cartoons, and observations from their workshops, they provide concrete tools and tips that will transform your relationship with the children in your life.

How to Talk so Little Kids Will Listen: A Survival Guide to Life with Children Ages 2-7 - Faber and king, teachers, share their wisdom accumulated over years of conducting How To Talk workshops with parents, each a parenting expert in her own right, and pediatricians. Now, adele’s daughter, along with julie king, in response to growing demand, Joanna Faber, tailor How to Talk’s powerful communication skills to parents of children ages two to seven.

Over 100, 000 copies in print! a must-have guide for anyone who lives or works with young kids, coauthor of How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, with an introduction by Adele Faber, the international mega-bestseller The Boston Globe dubbed “The Parenting Bible. For nearly forty years, parents have turned to How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk for its respectful and effective solutions to the unending challenges of raising children.

This user-friendly guide will empower parents and caregivers of young children to forge rewarding, joyful relationships with terrible two-year-olds, ferocious four-year-olds, truculent three-year-olds, foolhardy five-year-olds, self-centered six-year-olds, and the occasional semi-civilized seven-year-old.





Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain

TarcherPerigee - According to siegel, connect deeply with others, during adolescence we learn vital skills, such as how to leave home and enter the larger world, and safely experiment and take risks. Drawing on important new research in the field of interpersonal neurobiology, Siegel explores exciting ways in which understanding how the brain functions can improve the lives of adolescents, making their relationships more fulfilling and less lonely and distressing on both sides of the generational divide.

Daniel siegel shows parents how to turn one of the most challenging developmental periods in their children’s lives into one of the most rewarding. Between the ages of twelve and twenty-four, at times, the brain changes in important and, challenging ways. In brainstorm, Dr. Daniel siegel busts a number of commonly held myths about adolescence—for example, that it is merely a stage of “immaturity” filled with often “crazy” behavior.

Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain - In this new york Times–bestselling book, Dr.





Toddler Discipline for Every Age and Stage: Effective Strategies to Tame Tantrums, Overcome Challenges, and Help Your Child Grow

Rockridge Press - When faced with the meltdowns that toddlers are famous for, it can be difficult to know which toddler discipline techniques will best help your child grow into a stronger, kinder person. Toddler discipline for every age and Stage offers practical, age-appropriate toddler discipline strategies for managing the everyday challenges of toddlerhood and guiding your child to becoming their best self.

Toddlers are constantly changing, and they can easily become overwhelmed by it all. Toddler discipline for every age and stage delivers essential toddler discipline tools for dealing with day-to-day difficulties, and supporting your toddler as they learn the important lessons that will set them up for success.

Toddler Discipline for Every Age and Stage: Effective Strategies to Tame Tantrums, Overcome Challenges, and Help Your Child Grow - Written by child development expert aubrey hargis, independence, Toddler Discipline for Every Age and Stage will help you understand your toddler’s behavioral challenges while fostering important life skills such as curiosity, respect, and confidence. Drawing on aubrey’s years of coaching parents through the rocky terrain of toddler discipline, as well as her own experience as a mother of two, Toddler Discipline for Every Age and Stage delivers proven toddler discipline techniques that will help you grow closer as parent and child during each stage of your toddler’s first formative years.

Inside the pages of toddler discipline for every Age and Stage you’ll find:An overview of your child’s development—including physical, cognitive, and social-emotional—and how this affects their behavior. Age-appropriate toddler discipline strategies that will help you manage common behavioral issues by building upon each stage of progress.

Helpful toddler discipline sidebars and tips for dealing with tricky situations, guidance on how best to communicate with your child, and advice from parents who’ve been there.