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Author Edwards, Allison.
Title Why smart kids worry : and what parents can do to help / Allison Edwards, LPC.
Pub Info Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, [2013]
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Bourne-Children's Room  J PARENT 155.4 Edw     AVAILABLE
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J PARENT TEACHER J 155.412 Edw     AVAILABLE
 Barnstable (Sturgis) Adult  155.4 EDW     AVAILABLE
 Falmouth-Adult Collection  155.412 EDW     AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 244 pages : ill. ; 21 cm.
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Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction -- How smart kids think -- The new definition of "smart" -- Understanding your child's anxiety -- How children process anxiety and why it matters -- How to address your child's anxiety in an age of worry -- Where intelligence and anxiety collide -- Why your child doesn't need to know about terrorists -- How to answer "Is global warming real? : When will I die? : Can a tornado hit our house?" and other tough questions -- What anxiety leaves behind -- Tools -- Tool #1: Square breathing -- Tool #2: Worry time -- Tool #3: Changing the channel -- Tool #4: The five question rule -- Tool #5: "I did it!" list -- Tool #6: The marble system -- Tool #7: Giving your child a role -- Tool #8: Structuring the unstructured -- Tool #9: Blanket tool -- Tool #10: Over checking -- Tool #11: Naming the anxiety -- Tool #12: Brain plate -- Tool #13: Run fast! jump high! -- Tool #14: The worry expert -- Tool #15: Feelings check-in -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- Index -- About the author.
Summary A one-of-a-kind guidebook on how to help smart kids cope with anxiety. A dynamic book that explains how smart kids think and why they worry like they do, this practical guidebook provides parents with relief, empowerment, and solutions.
Subject Anxiety in children.
Adjustment (Psychology) in children.
Parenting.
ISBN 9781402284250 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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