We all dream of having children who can, for lack of a better way to say it, get on with it and do well in life. A curiosity about life and a love of learning can be the attributes that ensure this goal. How can parents foster this kind of spirit in their children? Explaining her model for motivating children through colorful real-life examples, expert Elizabeth Hartley-Brewer shows how, from the start, we can create a climate at home that fosters self-motivation and encourages self-managed achievement across a range of skills-from study habits to making friends. Full of practical strategies and tips to help children help themselves, Raising a Self-Starter is an essential guide for parents who want the best for their children.
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