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Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child - by John Gottman (Paperback)

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  • Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child is John Gottman's groundbreaking guide to teaching children to understand and regulate their emotional world.
  • About the Author: John Gottman, Ph. D., is a professor of psychology at the University of Washington and the author of Why Marriages Succeed or Fail.
  • 240 Pages
  • Family + Relationships, Parenting

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About the Book



Gottman draws on his studies of more than 120 families to zero in on the parenting techniques that ensure a child's emotional health. He then translates his methods into an easy, five-step "emotional coaching" program designed to help parents enrich the bond between themselves and their children.



Book Synopsis



Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child is John Gottman's groundbreaking guide to teaching children to understand and regulate their emotional world.

Intelligence That Comes from the Heart

Every parent knows the importance of equipping children with the intellectual skills they need to succeed in school and life. But children also need to master their emotions. Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child is a guide to teaching children to understand and regulate their emotional world. And as acclaimed psychologist and researcher John Gottman shows, once they master this important life skill, emotionally intelligent children will enjoy increased self-confidence, greater physical health, better performance in school, and healthier social relationships. Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child will equip parents with a five-step "emotion coaching" process that teaches how to:

-Be aware of a child's emotions
-Recognize emotional expression as an opportunity for intimacy and teaching
-Listen empathetically and validate a child's feelings
-Label emotions in words a child can understand
-Help a child come up with an appropriate way to solve a problem or deal with an upsetting issue or situation

Written for parents of children of all ages, Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child will enrich the bonds between parent and child and contribute immeasurably to the development of a generation of emotionally healthy adults.



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"A significant gift to parents and children."--Common Boundary



About the Author



John Gottman, Ph. D., is a professor of psychology at the University of Washington and the author of Why Marriages Succeed or Fail. Joan DeClaire is a Senior Editor for Microsoft's Pregnancy and Childcare, an on-line consumer health-information service. Both authors live in Seattle
Dimensions (Overall): 8.54 Inches (H) x 5.58 Inches (W) x .59 Inches (D)
Weight: .45 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 240
Genre: Family + Relationships
Sub-Genre: Parenting
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Format: Paperback
Author: John Gottman
Language: English
Street Date: August 12, 1998
TCIN: 11983833
UPC: 9780684838656
Item Number (DPCI): 248-31-2385
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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