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Wise-Minded Parenting author Dr. Laura Kastner on self-control

March 11, 2013, Parent to Parent, KING5
We all want our kids to be successful in life. We worry about things like their schools, their grades and even how smart they are. But it’s also important to help our kids develop self-control. Dr. Laura Kastner, author of Wise-Minded Parenting: Mastering the Seven Essentials for Raising Successful Tweens and Teens, gives us more information.


...This wonderfully thoughtful, wise, and comprehensive guide maps out the latest research and knowledge about what our tweens and teens need to thrive, and, most importantly, offers us much-needed practical strategies for acting and responding more mindfully and effectively throughout this rich and challenging period...

Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn, authors, Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting

Press Kit Assets



Wise-Minded Parenting Tip Sheet article
The Myth of the Overscheduled Child
excerpt article
Control Yourself: Why Self-Control
Matters to You and Your Teen

This is such an amazingly useful book for parents of teenagers... Kastner teaches you the specific skills and the general wisdom to guide your teen through adolescence, and stay emotionally connected throughout.

John M. Gottman, Ph.D., Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child

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