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Kurcinka, Mary Sheedy 1953-

Overview
Works: 35 works in 156 publications in 9 languages and 4,270 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Educational films  Internet videos  Instructional and educational works  Nonfiction films  Short films  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Classifications: HQ769, 649.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
Raising your spirited child : a guide for parents whose child is more intense, sensitive, perceptive, persistent, energetic by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka( Book )

37 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents guidance and exercises for parents of "spirited" children on such topics as dealing with tantrums and power struggles, helping a child focus and adapt to change, and recognizing cues when trouble is brewing
Sleepless in America : is your child misbehaving or missing sleep? by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a study of the link between sleep deprivation and behavioral problems, demonstrating how sleep deficits contribute to hyperactivity, illness, forgetfulness, learning problems, and disruptive behavior in children of all ages
Kids, parents, and power struggles : winning for a lifetime by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parents and kids pitted against one another, opposing forces pulling in different directions--both determined to win! Every family experiences power struggles, but these daily tugs of war are not inevitable. In Kids, Parents, and Power Struggles, Mary Sheedy Kurcinka presents real strategies for getting to the root of the emotions and needs that can create daily hassles. But power struggles aren't just about winning or losing. They provide rich opportunities for learning how to deal with strong emotions and for parents and children to solve problems together
Raising your spirited baby : a breakthrough guide to thriving when your baby is more ... alert and intense and struggles to sleep by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka( Book )

6 editions published in 2020 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the beloved bestselling author whose books have sold more than 1 million copies, comes Mary Sheedy Kurcinka's newest addition to her award-winning parenting books, this time turning the focus to babies"--
Raising your spirited child by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka( Recording )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn how to handle a spirited child without feeling overwhelmed or inadequate
Kids, parents, and power struggles : winning for a lifetime by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka( )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parents and kids pitted against one another, opposing forces pulling in different directions, both determined to win! Every family experiences power struggles, but these daily tugs of war are not inevitable. In "Kids, parents, and power struggles", Mary Sheedy Kurcinka presents real strategies for getting to the root of the emotions and needs that can creates daily hassles. But power struggles aren't just about winning and losing. They provide rich opportunities for learning how to deal with strong emotions and for parents and children to solve problems together. "Kids, parents, and power struggles" helps to unravel the mysteries of power struggles by recognizing that every child is unique and every discipline situation different. The author presents successful strategies for understanding emotions, managing intensity, and identifying triggers
Ting! qing xu zai shuo hua : jiao hai zi zuo zi ji de zhu ren by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

End Those Power Struggles and Begin Connecting with Your ChildNoted family educator Mary Sheedy Kurcinka struck a national chord with her bestselling Raising Your Spirited Child.Kids, Parents, and Power Struggles, she offers unique approaches to solving the daily, and often draining, power struggles between you and your child. Kurcinka views these conflicts as rich opportunities to teach your child essential life skills, like how to deal with strong emotions and problem solve. With her successful strategies, you'll be able to identify the trigger situations that set off these struggles and get to the root of the emotions and needs of you and your child
Raising Your Spirited Child by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spirited child?often called "difficult" or "strong-willed"?can easily overwhelm parents, leaving them feeling frustrated and inadequate. Spirited kids are, in fact, simply "more"?by temperament, they are 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. Raising Your Spirited Child will help you: Understand your child's?and your own?temperamental traits Plan for success with a simple four-step program Discover the power of positive?rather than negative?labels Cope with tantrums and blowups when they do occur Develop strategies for handling mealtimes, bedtimes, holidays, school and many other situations Filled with personal insight and authorative advice, Raising Your Spirited Child can help make parenting the joy it should be, rather than the trial it can be
Wie anstrengende Kinder zu großartigen Erwachsenen werden der Erziehungsratgeber für besonders geforderte Eltern by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka( )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in German and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anstrengende Kinder besitzen besonders ausgeprägte Eigenschaften, die im Erwachsenenalter sehr geschätzt werden: Willensstärke, Ausdauer und Sensitivität. Bei Kindern und Jugendlichen führen diese Gaben oftmals zu Schwierigkeiten auf ihrem Weg durch Kindergarten, Schule und alle Institutionen, die Anpassung, Flexibilität und Selbstkontrolle erfordern. Ihre Erziehung führt Eltern immer wieder an ihre Grenzen und vor viele Fragen: Was kann ich tun, um meinem Kind eine unbeschwerte Kindheit zu ermöglichen? Wie kann ich ihm helfen, ein glücklicher und zufriedener Mensch zu werden? Und wie verhindere ich, dass mir dabei die Kraft ausgeht? Dr. Mary Sheedy Kurcinka verhilft Eltern mit ihrem Buch zu einer völlig neuen Sichtweise. Sie richtet den Fokus auf die Stärken der Kinder und gibt den Eltern ganz konkrete Hilfestellung für den Alltag. Mit ihrem neuen Betrachtungsansatz führt sie aus der Frustration und zeigt, dass anstrengende und fordernde Kinder ein großes Geschenk für ihre Eltern sind und wie sie zu großartigen Erwachsenen heranwachsen können
Sleepless Epidemic : Practical Steps to Help Adolescents Get the Sleep They Need( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the dangers of sleep deprivation in adolescence, which includes a higher risk for accidents and health problems. Examines the benefits for adolescents of getting a proper amount of sleep, including feeling better, decreased stress and occurrence of obesity, and improved grades and athletic performance
Sleepless in America : is your child misbehaving or missing sleep? by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka( )

1 edition published in 2020 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Does your child: &#9679 Refuse to cooperate in the morning? &#9679 Get into trouble for not listening? &#9679 "Lose it" over seemingly insignificant issues? &#9679 Seem to resist sleep? An estimated 69 percent of American infants, children, and teens are sleep deprived. Studies have shown that sleep deficits can contribute to hyperactivity, distraction, forgetfulness, learning problems, illness, accidents, and disruptive behaviors. Often what our misbehaving kids really need isn't more "consequences" or more medication but more sleep. Sleepless in America offers weary and frustrated parents a helping hand and an exciting new approach to managing challenging behaviors by integrating research on stress, sleep, and temperament with practical strategies and a five-step approach that enables parents to help their "tired and wired" children get the sleep they so desperately need
Wie anstrengende Kinder zu großartigen Erwachsenen werden : das praktische Arbeitsbuch : mit zahlreichen Übungen, Checklisten und Denkimpulsen by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka( )

4 editions published in 2019 in German and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raising your spirited baby by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka( Recording )

3 editions published in 2020 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, Ed.D., offers her findings in the fields of neuroscience, sleep, temperament, self-regulation, attachment, and parent-child interactions, and shares what she has learned from hands-on experiences with families to bring this much-needed perspective to the parenting of babies under eighteen months of age. She provides extensive research, parent-tested strategies, and a clear shame-free, guilt-free guide to nurturing and caring for spirited babies
Raising your spirited child, third edition : a guide for parents whose child is more intense, sensitive, perceptive, persistent, and energetic by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes real life stories, this newly revised third edition of the award-winning bestseller-voted one of the top twenty parenting books-provides parents with the most up-to-date research, effective discipline tips, and practical strategies for raising spirited children. Do you ever wonder why your child acts the way he or she does' Are you at a loss regarding your child's emotional intelligence and how to prevent meltdowns' Do you find yourself getting frustrated and feeling like you're at the end of your rope' You are not alone! Many parents are dealing with the same challenges. In Raising Your Spirited Child, Third Edition, parenting expert Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, Ed. D, offers ALL parents a glimpse into what makes their children behave the way they do. Through vivid examples and a refreshingly positive viewpoint, this invaluable guide offers parents emotional support and proven strategies for handling the toughest times. Dr. Kurcinka has devised a plan for success with a simple, four-step program that will help you discover the power of positive-rather than negative-labels, understand your child's and your own temperamental traits, cope with tantrums and blowups when they do occur, develop strategies for handling mealtimes, bedtimes, holidays, school, and many other situations. In this third revised edition, you will find: - More practical strategies to help you manage your own intensity (keep your cool) - Effective discipline tips-including how to win cooperation and establish clear expectations and limits - New strategies for managing the meltdowns-including how to prevent them in the future - Revised tips for helping your spirited child fall asleep and stay asleep - Revised tips for finding the school that "fits" your child - Ideas for working with your child when he or she does not want to talk about emotions - Steps to teaching your child how to be "problem solvers," work well with others, and be more flexible - ... and more! Including charts and quick tips for today's time-challenged parents, this newly updated edition of Raising Your Spirited Child will help you foster a supportive, encouraging, and loving environment for your children
Wie anstrengende Kinder zu großartigen Erwachsenen werden by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka( Recording )

4 editions published in 2019 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raising your spirited child rev ed by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka( )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly revised, featuring the most up-to-date research, effective strategies, and real-life stories The spirited child'often called "difficult" or "strong-willed"'possesses traits we value in adults yet find challenging in children. Research shows that spirited kids are wired to be "more"'by temperament, they are more intense, sensitive, perceptive, persistent, and uncomfortable with change than the average child. In this revised edition of the award-winning classic, voted one of the top twenty books for parents, Kurcinka provides vivid examples and a refreshingly positive viewpoint. Raising Your Spirited Child will help you: -understand your child's'and your own'temperamental traits -discover the power of positive'rather than negative'labels -cope with the tantrums and power struggles when they do occur -plan for success with a simple four-step program -develop strategies for handling mealtimes, sibling rivalry, bedtimes, holidays, and school, among other situations
Caring for children with understanding( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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2 editions published in 2006 in Korean and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raising Your Spirited Child, Third Edition : a Guide For Parents Whose Child Is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, And Energetic by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kids Count Radio Show by Indiana Youth Institute( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Raising your spirited child : a guide for parents whose child is more intense, sensitive, perceptive, persistent, energetic
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Sleepless in America : is your child misbehaving or missing sleep?Kids, parents, and power struggles : winning for a lifetimeRaising your spirited childKids, parents, and power struggles : winning for a lifetimeTing! qing xu zai shuo hua : jiao hai zi zuo zi ji de zhu ren
Alternative Names
Kurcinka, Mary S.

Kurcinka, Mary S. 1953-

Sheedy Kurcinka, Mary

Sheedy-Kurcinka, Mary 1953-

커신카, 매리 S.

커신카, 매리 S. 1953-

커신카, 메리

커신카, 메리 1953-

쿠르신카, 메리 시디

쿠르신카, 메리 시디 1953-

シーディ, メアリー

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