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Raising Your Spirited Child

Abridged Audiobook

Written By: Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

Narrated By: Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

Publisher: HarperAudio

Date: November 2005

Duration: 3 hours 7 minutes


The spirited child -- often called 'difficult' -- can easily overwhelm parents, leaving them feeling frustrated and inadequate. Spirited kids are, in fact simply more intense, sensitive, perceptive, persistent, and uncomfortable with change than the average child. Through vivid examples and a refreshingly positive viewpoint, Mary Sheedy Kurcinka offers parents emotional support and proven strategies for handling their spirited child. She will help you:
Understand your child's -- and your own -- temperamental traitsDiscover the power of positive -- rather than negative -- labelsCope with tantrums and blowups when they do occurDevelop strategies for handling mealtimes, bedtimes, holidays, school, and many other situationsFilled with personal insight and authoritative advice, Raising Your Spirited Child can help make parenting the joy it should be, rather than the trial it can be.


  • Uchechi Tarver

    very helpful in identifying my child.

  • Jeanetteke

    Very helpful observations into the motivations (or lack thereof) behind your child's actions. Really helps remind you that your child is not here just to push your buttons, and that he/she needs your help to understand and control their own actions. Also a great reminder on how to monitor your own actions and reactions!

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