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Raising a Thinking Preteen

Raising a Thinking Preteen

The "I Can Problem Solve" Program for 8- to 12- Year-Olds

Myrna B. Shure, Ph. D.; with Roberta Israeloff

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In her bestselling Raising a Thinking Child, Myrna B. Shure introduced her nationally acclaimed "I Can Problem Solve" program, which helps four to seven-year-olds develop essential skills to resolve daily conflicts and think for themselves. With Raising a Thinking Preteen, Shure has tailored this plan especially for eight-to twelve-year-olds as they approach the unique challenges of adolescence.

The preteen years are often the last opportunity for parents to teach their children how to think for themselves. This book is the only source with a proven plan to help them do just that.

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On Back-Talk:

Your nine-year-old son says, "That's stupid," to his father, who responds:

1. Don't back-talk me! I'm the father, you're the child. Do you understand this.
2. I feel very angry when you talk back to me.
3. Can you...

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“Raising a Thinking Preteen focuses on an age-group whose struggle is too often invisible, and offers an intelligent, practical resource...” —William Pollack, Ph.D., author of Real Boys and faculty, Harvard Medical School

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Myrna B. Shure, Ph. D.; with Roberta Israeloff

Myrna B. Shure, Ph.D., a developmental psychologist and professor, has won awards from the American Psychological Association and the National Mental Health Association for developing the ICPS program. She lives in Philadelphia. Roberta Israeloff is a former contributing editor to Parents.

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