Holding Tight-Letting Go
Raising Healthy Kids in Anxious Times
ISBN10: 1936268906 ISBN13: 9781936268900 Publisher: Unhooked Books Published: Apr 5 2016 Pages: 184 Weight: 0.64lbs. Height: 9.00" Width: 6.25" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
When to hold on; when to let goa constant dilemma of parenthood. This timely book examines the balance between these powerful dynamics. How parents can instill confidence and security in children and how professionals can recognize and respond when this process goes awry. Holding too long and too tight? Letting go too soon and too easily? Includes down-to-earth descriptions of family systems and identity development and guidance on remaining an emotional anchor in children's lives as they launch toward independence. Psychologist Benjamin Garber is author of Keeping Kids Out of the Middleand Developmental Psychology for Family Law Professionals.