The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind

The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind Author Daniel J. Siegel
ISBN-10 0553386697
ISBN-13 9780553386691
Year 2012-09-11
Pages 192
Language English
Publisher Bantam
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERSimple smart and effective solutions to your childs struggles Harvey Karp M D Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson have created a masterly reader friendly guide to helping children grow their emotional intelligence This brilliant method transforms everyday interactions into valuable brain shaping moments Anyone who cares for childrenor who loves a childshould read The Whole Brain Child Daniel Goleman author of Emotional Intelligence In this pioneering practical book Daniel J Siegel neuropsychiatrist and author of the bestselling Mindsight and parenting expert Tina Payne Bryson offer a revolutionary approach to child rearing with twelve key strategies that foster healthy brain development leading to calmer happier children The authors explainand make accessiblethe new science of how a childs brain is wired and how it matures The upstairs brain which makes decisions and balances emotions is under construction until the mid twenties And especially in young children the right brain and its emotions tend to rule over the logic of the left brain No wonder kids throw tantrums fight or sulk in silence By applying these discoveries to everyday parenting you can turn any outburst argument or fear into a chance to integrate your childs brain and foster vital growth Complete with age appropriate strategies for dealing with day to day struggles and illustrations that will help you explain these concepts to your child The Whole Brain Child shows you how to cultivate healthy emotional and intellectual development so that your children can lead balanced meaningful and connected lives A useful child rearing resource for the entire family The authors include a fair amount of brain science but they present it for both adult and child audiences Kirkus Reviews Strategies for getting a youngster to chill out with compassion The Washington Post This erudite tender and funny book is filled with fresh ideas based on the latest neuroscience research I urge all parents who want kind happy and emotionally healthy kids to read The Whole Brain Child This is my new baby gift Mary Pipher Ph D author of Reviving Ophelia and The Shelter of Each OtherGives parents and teachers ideas to get all parts of a healthy childs brain working together Parent to Parent

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