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Author Grolnick, Wendy S.

Title Pressured parents, stressed-out kids : dealing with competition while raising a successful child / Wendy S. Grolnick, and Kathy Seal.

Publication Info. Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2008.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  649.6 GRO    AVAILABLE
Description 290 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-274) and index.
Contents Parent panic: it takes you by surprise -- Why now? "our kids are competing all the time" -- It's an animal thing: when our hardwiring goes haywire -- The big takeover: how our feelings pull us to push -- Beyond the carrot and the stick: fanning the flames of your child's inner passion -- Rx for intrinsic motivation: encouraging your child's autonomy -- The how-to of autonomy -- Stand by me: maximizing your involvement -- What do you expect? channeling anxiety into rules, guidelines and information -- Calming down: "that all sounds very nice, but how can I use these techniques when I'm feeling so anxious?" -- Endnotes.
Subject Parent and child -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Parenting -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Added Author Seal, Kathy.
ISBN 9781591025665 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
1591025664 (pbk. : acid-free paper)

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