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Are timeouts productive? How should punishment be used, if at all? Learn how to respond constructively to children's anger and help kids learn to manage and communicate it in healthy, non-aggressive ways. Gain practical strategies for inspiring cooperation from kids of various ages and avoiding power struggles.
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Developing Your Child's Emotional Intelligence
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Sext Up Kids' illuminates the profound, and devastating, impact our hypersexualized culture has on children and teens. Powerful and heartbreaking, this is an invaluable resource." - Rosalind Wiseman, author of Queen Bees & Wannabes The powder keg that is porn culture has exploded in the lives of North American children.…
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What role can (and should) pediatricians play when a child isn't doing well in school? Discover how doctors ferret out clues from kids unwilling (or embarrassed) to talk, and see how they work with parents and teachers to accommodate and alleviate scholastic stresses.
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Belonging, Status, Popularity, and Rejection
What makes some kids popular? Why do some kids have trouble getting along? In this lecture, study the characteristics linked to four research-based categories of social status that children might fall into: well liked, controversial, neglected, and rejected. Explore the hidden risks of popularity and the role of gossip.