Connected Parenting: How To Raise A Great Kid

August 24, 2010|
Connected Parenting: How To Raise A Great Kid by Jennifer Kolari
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When a child is acting out, parents often respond with anger. But there is a better way. Drawing on twenty years of experience as a child therapist, Jennifer Kolari explains that children act up when they feel an adult does not understand their concerns. The answer is parenting with empathy, which Kolari helps parents implement via her proven CALM technique:

Connect emotionally

match the Affect of the child

Listen to what your child is saying

Mirror their emotion back to show  understanding

With this simple strategy, parents can connect with their child in any situation to reduce anxiety, de-escalate tantrums instantly and increase self-esteem. Insightful and empowering, Connected Parenting is filled with step-by-step advice and examples from families that have been transformed, often within weeks. It will bring out the best in you—and your child.

Jennifer Kolari, MSW, RSW, is a child and family therapist who has been based in Toronto for twenty years. In addition to coaching parents on how to develop and use connected parenting skills, she teaches children''s social skills groups and parenting workshops. A sought-after speaker, Kolari has offered useful and practical strategies...
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Title:Connected Parenting: How To Raise A Great KidFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:320 pages, 8.23 X 8.28 X 0.82 inShipping dimensions:320 pages, 8.23 X 8.28 X 0.82 inPublished:24 août 2010Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0143168770

ISBN - 13:9780143168775

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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