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Building Healthy Minds: The Six Experiences That Create Intelligence And Emotional Growth In Babies And Young Children
While every parent wants an intelligent, emotionally healthy, and moral child, no one has yet shown exactly how and when these qualities begin. Now Stanley Greenspan, the internationally admired child psychiatrist, identifies the six key experiences which enable children to reach their full potential as human beings.In Building Healthy Minds, parents will learn not only th ...more
Hardcover, 416 pages
Published October 21st 1999 by Da Capo Press
(first published 1999)
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Jul 31, 2010 missy ward-lambert rated it 4 of 5 stars · review of another edition
OK, I haven't read the whole thing. It's a really dense book, probably less "readable" than many other parenting books... but when I take the time to sit down and give a little time to it, I learn a lot. The chapter on what newborns need for optimal development (hint: responsiveness, responsiveness, responsiveness) was actually really beautiful and moving to me.