Magazine article Work & Family Life

Saying No Can Help Children to 'Bloom and Grow'

Magazine article Work & Family Life

Saying No Can Help Children to 'Bloom and Grow'

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Saying No can help children to 'bloom and grow'

It's not easy saying No to kids in today's permissive society but we need to and sometimes must. This very good new book by psychologist David Walsh, Ph.D., gives parents an arsenal of tactics, explanations and examples for using No the right way with their kids - when it is appropriate but not heavy handed or over-protective (see front page feature).

The author draws partly on new insights from brain science to explain why saying No is crucial for a child's development and how it can be said skillfully with kids of different ages - from toddlers and preschoolers to teenagers.

Dr. Walsh describes the "hardwiring" of children's brains in easy-to-understand language. He explains how the teaching of self-control and self-discipline will help kids to grow up to be healthy, happy, successful adults - able to enjoy life's pleasures but not be blindly controlled by then. …

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