Raising Your Spirited Child – Parenting Tips

Radio Show


Raising Your Spirited Child - Parenting Tips


Parenting children who are just a little bit more intense, sensitive or energetic can be difficult. How can you make your and your child’s life easier? Host Dawn Davenport interviews Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, author of Raising Your Spirited Child, on parenting tips for raising a child who does not fit the mold or is a little higher maintenance.

+ Highlights of the show (click to expand)

  • How do you know if your child is a spirited child?
  • Why use the term “spirited”?
  • What are the temperamental characteristics of a spirited child?
  • Do early environmental factors affect a child’s temperament?
  • What is the difference between temperament and personality?
  • What is the difference between a spirited child and a child with sensory processing disorder?
  • What is the difference between a spirited child and a child with ADHD?
  • The importance of letting go of the idea of a “dream” child.
  • How to spirited children behave as teenagers?
  • How does a parent’s temperament impact how they parent?
  • How do spirited children handle transitions?
  • How much sleep does a child need?
  • How can parents plan a schedule that their child can thrive in?
  • What is the POWER approach?
  • What is a visual plan?
  • Should parents reward their children for improved behavior?
  • How should parents deal with picky eaters?
  • How can parents help their children deal with holidays and vacations?

Subscribe to Creating a Family Radio:

Image credit: Rachel Gonzales

25/06/2008 | by Radio Show | Categories: 2008 Shows, Adoption, Adoption Radio Shows, Infertility, Infertility Radio Shows, Radio Show | 0 Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to Top ↑

Content created by Creating a Family. And remember, there are no guarantees in adoption or infertility treatment. The information provided or referenced on this website should be used only as part of an overall plan to help educate you about the joys and challenges of adopting a child or dealing with infertility. Although the following seems obvious, our attorney insists that we tell you specifically that the information provided on this site may not be appropriate or applicable to you, and despite our best efforts, it may contain errors or important omissions. You should rely only upon the professionals you employ to assist you directly with your individual circumstances. CREATING A FAMILY DOES NOT WARRANT THE INFORMATION OR MATERIALS contained or referenced on this website. CREATING A FAMILY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS LIABILITY FOR ERRORS or omissions in this information and materials and PROVIDES NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, implied, express or statutory. IN NO EVENT WILL CREATING A FAMILY BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, including without limitation direct or indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages, losses or expenses arising out of or in connection with the use of the information or materials, EVEN IF CREATING A FAMILY OR ITS AGENTS ARE NEGLIGENT AND/OR ARE ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.