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Temperament Tools
by Helen F. Neville, B.S., R.N. with Diane Clark Johnson, CFLE

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Title:Temperament Tools
Subtitle:Working with Your Child's Inborn Traits
Author:Helen F. Neville, B.S., R.N. with Diane Clark Johnson, CFLE
Illustrator:Dave Garbot
Publisher:Parenting Press, Inc., Seattle, WA
ISBN:978-1-936903-25-2, paperback
Prices:$16.95, paperback

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Same parents, same parenting style—and kids that turn out really different. No surprise, says Helen Fowler Neville, who has spent decades researching the inborn traits we call temperament. Now, in an update of the classic title by her and parent educator Diane Clark Johnson, Neville reminds us:

  • Children are different from birth
  • An individual's temperament can explain much of his or her behavior
  • There are no "good" or "bad" temperament traits
  • Understanding your child's temperament—and your own—makes parenting easier
  • Different temperaments call for different handling and different environments

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