Robyn Schultz's Reviews > NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children

NurtureShock by Po Bronson
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Mar 07, 12

bookshelves: parenting, non-fiction
Read from February 25 to March 07, 2012

** spoiler alert ** Not being a fan of reading parenting books (not the I couldn't use a little help mind you), I finally gave in and read this one. Eye opening to say the least. Starting with praising the childs effort and not contintually telling the child how smart s/he is were new thoughts for me. I tried it on my own child and was astounded by the results. He turned from a reluctant studier to one that is asking to be tested on his spelling words all from praising his effort.

Can't wait to put a few more things in practice.
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