A Parent s Guide to Gifted Children

Author: James T. Webb
Publisher: Great Potential Press, Inc.
ISBN: 0910707790
Format: PDF
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Raising a gifted child is both a joy and a challenge, yet parents of gifted children have few resources for reliable parenting information. The four authors, who have decades of professional experience with gifted children and their families, provide practical guidance in areas such as: Characteristics of gifted children, Peer relations, Sibling issues, Motivation and underachievement, Discipline Issues, Intensity, perfectionism, and stress, Idealism, unhappiness, and depression, Educational planning, Parenting concerns, Finding professional help. Book jacket.

Good Enough Parenting

Author: John Philip Louis
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
ISBN: 163047407X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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"Good Enough Parenting" combines principles from schema therapy and the latest research with the Louis’ experiences as therapists, community leaders and parents to provide a thorough, practical, easy-to-read and well-reasoned guide. "Good Enough Parenting" introduces “Core Emotional Needs” and explains why meeting them is absolutely crucial for raising emotionally healthy children. Parents will gain insights into their own issues and learn how to avoid “Exasperation Interactions” as well as how to “Repair” after a conflict and Reconnect” with teenagers and adult children.

The Approximate Parent

Author: Michael Y. Simon
Publisher: Fine Optics Press
ISBN: 0985227648
Format: PDF, ePub
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Written in a smart, funny, and friendly tone, The Approximate Parent: Discovering the Strategies That Work with Your Teenager helps you translate what your teen thinks, feels, and does¿to give you practical ways of supporting your teen, from adolescence into adulthood. Learn to strategize wisely, taking into account both the current American culture of adolescents and your particular teen¿s biology, temperament, and developmental challenges. This highly accessible book is informed by the latest research on adolescent development, effects of digital media on youth and identity formation, relationships/ sexuality and trends in drug and alcohol use, drawing on work in such diverse fields as clinical psychology, cognitive neuroscience, epigenetics, sociology, anthropology, philosophy and religious studies. Michael Simon uses his 25 years of work with teens¿as a psychotherapist, school counselor, and parent¿to help make your job easier as a parent, educator or health professional.

Like a Little Child

Author: Rose Tooley Gamblin
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781462810307
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Like a Little Child, is written with the belief that most addictive and high-risk behaviors can be avoided if we understand and take action to support and nurture the spirituality of the young child. Research has proven that all addictions stem back to a low sense of selfworth. This book is a call to action to support and nurture the childs spirituality, because we know it is the essence of a childs state of well beinga positive authentic sense of self-worth. Spirituality is the platform that everything else, physical and mental, rests upon. This book is for anyone who has had a child, will have a child, or has been a child.

Encyclopedia of Domestic Violence

Author: Nicky Ali Jackson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135880131
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Encyclopedia of Domestic Violence is a modern reference from the leading international scholars in domestic violence research. This ground-breaking project has created the first ever publication of an encyclopedia of domestic violence. The primary goal of the Encyclopedia is to provide information on a variety of traditional, as well as breakthrough, issues in this complex phenomenon. The coverage of the Encyclopedia is broad and diverse, encompassing the entire life span from infancy to old age. The entries include the traditional research areas, such as battered women, child abuse and dating violence. However, this Encyclopedia is unique in that it includes many under-studied areas of domestic violence, such as ritual abuse-torture within families, domestic violence against women with disabilities, pseudo-family violence and domestic violence within military families. It is also unique in that it examines cross-cultural perspectives of domestic violence. One of the key special features in this Encyclopedia is the cross-reference section at the end of each entry. This allows the reader the ability to continue their research of a particular topic. This book will be an easy-to-read reference guide on a host of topics, which are alphabetically arranged. Precautions have been taken to ensure that the Encyclopedia is not politically slanted; rather, it is hoped that it will serve as a basic guide to better understanding the myriad issues surrounding this labyrinthine topic. Topics covered include: Victims of Domestic Violence; Theoretical Perspectives and Correlates to Domestic Violence; Cross-Cultural Perspectives and Religious Perspectives; Understudied Areas within Domestic Violence Research; Domestic Violence and the Law; and Child Abuse and Elder Abuse.

Kinder fordern uns heraus

Author: Rudolf Dreikurs
Publisher: Klett-Cotta
ISBN: 9783608944006
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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DAS Standardwerk unter den Erziehungsratgebern - komplett überarbeitet "Rudolf Dreikurs hat mit seinen Büchern Maßstäbe gesetzt und mit dem Bestseller "Kinder fordern uns heraus" Generationen von Eltern den Weg zu einer partnerschaftlichen Erziehung gewiesen." Jan-Uwe Rogge Mit mehr als 600 000 verkauften Exemplaren ist der Erfolg dieses Erziehungsratgebers ungebrochen. Mittlerweile zu Eltern gewordene Kinder greifen zurück auf dieses Standardwerk, das schon ihre Eltern benutzt haben. Kinder fordern uns heraus ist ein kompetenter Ratgeber bei ganz konkreten Alltagsproblemen. Anhand von 34 Erziehungsprinzipien werden genervte Eltern und entnervte Lehrer dazu ermutigt, weniger direkten Einfluss auf Kinder und Jugendliche zu nehmen und ihnen mehr Autonomie zuzubilligen. Dem Buch liegen die Auffassungen von Alfred Adler zugrunde, wonach Kinder die Konsequenzen ihres Handelns selbst spüren müssen - je älter sie werden, desto direkter. Im Grunde ganz einfach - könnte man denken.

Der Graf von Monte Christo Illustrierte Gesamtausgabe Band 1 bis 6

Author: Alexandre Dumas
Publisher: Paperless
ISBN: 6050413134
Format: PDF
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Diese Gesamtausgabe enthält alle Bände des sechsteiligen Romans "Der Graf von Monte Christo". "Der Graf von Monte Christo" (orig. "Le Comte de Monte-Cristo") ist ein Abenteuerroman von Alexandre Dumas. Zwischen 1844 und 1846 veröffentlichte Dumas den "Graf von Monte Christo" als Fortsetzungsroman in der Zeitschrift "Le Journal des débats" und erzielte damit ungeahnten Erfolg. Noch bevor der Roman fertiggestellt war, erschienen bereits die ersten Nachdrucke. Die Geschichte spielt in der Zeit nach der Französischen Revolution in den Jahren 1814 bis 1838. Napoleons Stern ist untergegangen, und die Restauration unter den Königen Ludwig XVIII. und Karl X. hat stattgefunden. Dann folgt die Julirevolution von 1830, durch die der "Bürgerkönig" Louis-Philippe I. auf den Thron kommt.