Why Smart Kids Worry

Why Smart Kids Worry

And What Parents Can Do to Help

Book - 2013
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"Therapist Edwards brings profound insight into the minds of gifted, anxious children in this parent-friendly handbook" -- Publishers Weekly, STARRED

Being the parent of a smart child is great?until your son or daughter starts asking whether global warming is real, if you are going to die, and what will happen if they don't get into college. Kids who are advanced intellectually often experiencefears beyond their years. And parents are left asking, why does my child worry so much?

In this practical parenting resource, Allison Edwards guides you through the mental and emotional porcess of where your child's fears come from and why they are so hard to move past. For emotionally intelligent, observant, and inquisitive children who want to overcome anxiety, and for parents looking for a kid-friendly toolkit, Why Smart Kids Worryis the perfect resource that gives answers to questions such as:

How do smart kids think differently What is the root of my child's anxiety and how can we overcome it? Should I let my child watch the nightly news on TV? How do I answer questions about terrorist, hurricanes, and other scary subjects?

Edwards' fifteen specially designed tools help smart kids manage their fears, anxieties, and become more worry-free.

Publisher: Naperville, IL : Sourcebooks, Inc., [2013]
ISBN: 9781402284250
Characteristics: ix, 244 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm


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