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Raising Your Spirited Child
- By: Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
- Narrated by: Mary Sheedy Kurckina
- Length: 3 hrs and 5 mins
The spirited child, often called "difficult", can easily overwhelm parents, leaving them feeling frustrated and inadequate. Spirited kids are, in fact, simply more intense, sensitive, perceptive, persistent, and uncomfortable with change than the average child. Through vivid examples and a refreshingly positive viewpoint, Mary Sheedy Kurcinka offers parents emotional support and proven strategies for handling their spirited child.
Would love to hear the unabridged
- By wayne on 12-07-12
I found myself saying many times while listening to the book, “Yes! That’s my kid!” or “Yes! I feel like a terrible parent because it takes me 2 hours to get her to brush her teeth!” But it’s not just a book to explain how to parent a “spirited” child, but it’s a book to help bring some solace to spirited parents by saying “You’re not alone and you’re not crazy.”
I felt so empowered and even more sympathetic for my child after reading this. Our spirited kids are good kids. They just need to feel it and know it from us as parents and have the tools ready for them to use. Big fan of this book.
The Mindset of Organization
- Take Back Your House One Phase at a Time
- By: Lisa K. Woodruff
- Narrated by: Lisa Woodruff
- Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
Most organizational books on the market profess to have a one-size-fits-all solution to home organization. Common anthems are to: go paperless, get rid of everything that doesn't spark joy, and capsulize your wardrobe. While some find success using these methods, the majority of American women are facing decades of delayed decisions piled high in unmarked boxes and shoved in storage rooms bursting at the seams. Fifteen-minute-a-day organization tips and color coordinated plastic boxes are no match for the memories and clutter contained in those rooms.
Nice lady - minimal content
- By susan on 01-02-17
Great insight and strategy, but...
If you’re a guy, then you’re going to have a tough time navigating through the book as it was written for the middle-to-upper class working mom. I grabbed the book because I wanted to learn more about organization and creating a plan for it, however I’m a man and the book wasn’t really catered to me. Yet, I was still able to get great insight and perspective on what I can do to help organize my home. It’s just not a book for every one in every income. It’s definitely written for a selected market. However, I’ll be referencing it again because there was a lot of great strategy in it.