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The Secure Child: Helping Our Children Feel Safe And Confident In An Insecure World

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In the wake of the events of September 11th, families have drawn closer together, recognizing the comfort that can be drawn from those we treasure most. But how do we help children feel secure longterm? And how can we recognize the signs of distress or anxiety in their behavior that tell us that they need our help?In The Secure Child, Dr. Stanley Greenspan offers a set of ...more
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published June 5th 2002 by Da Capo Press (first published June 2002)
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Brian
Jan 27, 2010 Brian rated it liked it
Shelves: parenting
I suppose this is a decent book on general parenting, although it's written as if you are starting from scratch in terms of how to be a parent. However, there is very little information that relates to the title. E.g. their recommendations are to have a good relationship and how to to play with your kid. Oh well.

One positive is that the first chapter summarizes the take home message, which is nice (the rest of the book is details). The four principles are: 1) spend time together as a family, 2)
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Nov 06, 2008 Rosa rated it liked it
Recommends it for: parents, educators, counselors, child pyschiatrists
I'm always eager to learn new insight on how to help my children feel confident, secure and loved. This book is helping me with all this and surprises me by addressing things I didn't think of before. I just wish I had a photogenic memory so I could remember all this in order to apply it better to my parenting.
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Recommends it for: Anyone with kids
Shelves: childpsychology
Ways of coping with kids that feel insecure about school, the outside world, etc.
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