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Author Stixrud, William R., author.
Title The self-driven child : the science and sense of giving your kids more control over their lives / William Stixrud, PhD, and Ned Johnson.
Pub Info New York, New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2018]
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Descript viii, 367 pages ; 24 cm
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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-351) and index.
Contents Why a sense of control is such a big deal -- The most stressful thing in the universe -- "I love you too much to fight with you about your homework": the parent as consultant -- "It's your call": kids as decision makers -- The nonanxious presence: how to help your kids find a sense of control by finding your own -- Inner drive: how to help[ your kids develop motivation -- Radical downtime -- Sleep: the most radical downtime -- Taking a sense of control to school -- Wired 24/7: taming the beast of technology -- Exercising the brain and body -- Navigating learning disabilities, ADHD, and autism spectrum disorders -- The SAT, ACT, and other four-letter words -- Who's ready for college? -- Alternate routes -- Onward.
Summary A clinical psychologist and a test-prep expert combine cutting-edge brain science with insights from their work with families to outline a case for giving children more freedom to unleash their full potential.
Subject Achievement motivation in children.
Stress management for children.
Self-reliance in children.
Child rearing.
EDUCATION / Educational Psychology.
EDUCATION / Parent Participation.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / General.
Add Author Johnson, Ned, 1970- author.
ISBN 9780735222519 (hardcover)
0735222517 (hardcover)
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