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Dealing with Disappointment
by Elizabeth Crary, M.S.

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the Author
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Feature story:
Teaching Parents and Kids Coping Skills

Developing Emotional Competence
Who's in Charge of the Feeling?

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NAPPA Gold Award 2003

About the Book

Book cover Book information:
Title:Dealing with Disappointment
Subtitle:Helping Kids Cope When Things Don't Go Their Way
Author:Elizabeth Crary, M.S.
Publisher:Parenting Press, Inc., Seattle, WA
Publication date:March 2003
ISBN:978-1-884734-75-5, paperback
978-1-884734-76-2, library binding
Prices:$13.95, paperback
$21.95, library binding

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This practical, easy-to-read guide introduces parents to the concept of emotional competency, beginning with teaching children to identify and acknowledge their feelings. It provides exercises and examples that demonstrate how even toddlers can cope with their emotions. An excellent companion to the Feeling Elf cards.

Table of contents

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