Raising and Praising Girls
By (author) Elizabeth Hartley-Brewer
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Raising and Praising Girls by Elizabeth Hartley-Brewer
Book DescriptionOne of the biggest lessons we have learnt in the last few decades is that it is valuable, important and effective to praise children. Children respond much better to encouragement than they do to punishment, which is why praising them is considered fundamental in helping them develop self-esteem and strong self-belief. However, the wrong kind of praise can do more harm than good, creating children who lose all sense of rational judgement and are too readily wrong-footed when they meet difficulty. In this practical, common-sense guide, Elizabeth Hartley-Brewer reveals why understanding and acknowledging girls' unique sensibilities is the key to knowing how to award them with the right sort of praise. Using insightful, accessible tips, she shows parents how to: combat the perfectionism girls are often susceptible to and encourage them to be creative and take risks - boost girls' self-confidence and belief in themselves - be discriminating in their praise in order to maximise its effect - teach girls not to fear failure but to accept it and learn from it
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780091906733
(149mm x 135mm x 17mm)
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Elizabeth Hartley-Brewer
Making Friends, Paperback (June 2009)
From the author of Raising Confident Boys: a look at childrens friendships, with tips for how parents can help their child navigate this emotionally charged world
Making Sense of Your Child's Friendships., Paperback (January 2009)
This title explores how friendships change throughout childhood. It also looks at different kinds of friendships, typical differences between boys' friendships and girls' friendships, common problems and what parents can do to help, and much more.
Happy Children Through Positive Parenting, Paperback (April 2005)» View all books by Elizabeth Hartley-Brewer
A parenting book that argues what really matters is helping children to grow up feeling secure and good about themselves, enabling them to gain positive self-esteem. Using key words such as 'praise', 'play', 'time', 'touch' and 'talk', it speaks to new and experienced parents alike about what helps children to develop and what blocks progress.
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Author Biography - Elizabeth Hartley-Brewer
Elizabeth Hartley-Brewer is the author of two parenting skills programmes and four bestselling practical books on parenting; all of which are published in the USA. She is a freelance journalist and writer in the UK, writing for leading national newspapers such as the London Times (parents page), The Independent (education features), the Observer (comment and focus pieces on social policy) and the Daily Telegraph (education). She has also contributed seminar papers on various aspects of children's mental health and learning to London University's Institute of Education and the Institute for Public Policy Research, a leading UK think tank.
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