- Paperback: 292 pages
- Publisher: Xlibris, Corp. (October 18, 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 9781453584743
- ISBN-13: 978-1453584743
- ASIN: 1453584749
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.7 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 9 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #307,738 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Emotional Muscle: Strong Parents, Strong Children Paperback – October 18, 2010
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âThe authorsâ expertise with living, breathing children comes through on every page.â Diane Manning, Ph.D, former Chair of the Department of Education, Tulane University
âEmotional Muscle is a must read for anyone committed to understanding how values are conveyed and how the development of character can be supported.â Michelle Graves, Preschool Director, High Scope teacher trainer, Community Educator
âThe Novicksâ book will be a valuable resource to generations of parents, daycare workers, preschool teachers and others caring for young children.â Paul Brinich, Ph.D, Clinical Professor, Depts. Of Psychology and Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
This book offers parents, grandparents, teachers and all who work with children useful ways to build EMOTIONAL MUSCLE. Your child can develop emotional muscles, like trust and adaptability for babies, empathy and agency in one-year-olds, resilience and mastery in two-year-olds, assertion and persistence in three-year-olds, internal controls and realistic standards in four-year-olds, cooperation and competence in five-year-olds and more. With these added strengths, your child will become a good friend to others, a responsible helper, a self-motivated learner, and be successful in meeting lifeâs challenges.
EMOTIONAL MUSCLE creates character."